Wolf cubs adventure

Having had an incredibly positive scouting experience with 1st Clanfield, we were very keen to find an equally active group in Cumbria and we think we have landed on our feet with 2nd Ulverston. Megan and William were incredibly lucky to be offered places in both cubs and beavers as both groups were technically full, …

Lighting up the town

The lantern festival is an annual community festival featuring a spectacular lantern procession through the streets of Ulverston. Member of the community create their paper lanterns in the weeks and months leading up to the event, following the organisers theme – this year being ‘fantastical beasts’. As newcomers to the area and the first time …

Our very own secret garden

I keep thinking we are living our very own fairytale at the moment – our ‘happily ever after’ is happening right before our eyes. When you have your very own secret garden to explore you can understand why we have to keep pinching ourselves that this is indeed our real life. Langholme Mill is magical …

Birthday in the hills

Its a good feeling, waking up on your birthday, drawing the curtains and being greeted with a beautiful view of daylight breaking on the fells without even stepping foot outside. Its even better when you are joined shortly after by two happy children, excited for you to open the cards and presents they have managed …

Over the hills and off to school we go

The Harker family woke with excitement this morning as it was finally time to put on crisp school uniform and head off to their new school – Pennington CofE Primary School, where Megan was joining year 6 and William year 3. The morning went incredibly smoothly as the new uniforms had been tried on, name-labelled …