Within fifteen minutes of walking out of our front door, Togo and I were enjoying the elevated view from Lowick Common down the Crake valley towards the Coniston fells. Not a soul about to spoil the tranquillity.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Another one closes… Today, we close the door on our Clanfield home – not for the last time as we have the small matter of actually selling it, but this time definitely marks the end of an era and the start of our new life in Cumbria. After what can only be described as an […]
Megan wanted to hang out with her family on her birthday – and as she chose to celebrate by doing GoApe, this was meant quite literally!! Our destination for this activity was Grizedale – a Forestry England site located in the heart of the Lake District and not far from our new home. We had […]
Apologies for the break in service. Lay has worked his magic, recovered the blog from a back-up and we are now back on-line in time to blog about our life as we make the move up north!! It’s hard to believe it has been 18 months since our last post. We will try and fill […]
Year 4 at CJS are learning about the Vikings and what better way than to have a dress up day at school. I am so glad appropriate Viking attire is an oversized t-shirt and dressing gown belt!!! Enjoy your day Megan the Great – try not to stab anyone with those horns!! Meanwhile, William has […]
Megan is going to school as a vision in red today for Christmas jumper day.
Today we met up with Tracey and Richard. We decided to stay local and headed to QE park where we were met with an abundance of leaves. And I mean AN ABUNDANCE!!! We had and awesome time having leaf fights and burying people (well mostly Megan, William and Richard) who was clearly enjoying being a […]