Terrific Tansy Beetles

As June is the month of 30 Days Wild it feels only appropriate to dedicate my first craft based post back after a long hiatus, to one of my favourite insects here in the UK, the tansy beetle. I love these little jewelled insects so much, and while I've not had the chance to spot … Continue reading Terrific Tansy Beetles


In the Sun by the Lake.

I will never get tired of talking about my favourite spots within the Lake District and one of them is Buttermere and the surrounding valley that stretches all the way up to Newlands Pass and onwards to the rocky stretch of road that winds through Honister. We had a lovely family visitor with us a … Continue reading In the Sun by the Lake.

An Icy View

The weather up here in the Lake District has slowly been warming, and while it is still ever so slightly chilly, and the surrounding vegetation still looks decidedly wintry - signs of spring are popping up all over. However, rewind a couple of weeks ago and you would have thought we'd have just been plunged … Continue reading An Icy View