Easy Vegan Blueberry Muffins

Recently I made these easy vegan blueberry muffins for a neighbourhood gathering and they got some compliments so I thought they were worth sharing. I never have much luck with baking – something always goes wrong – so I enjoy my successes when they occur. This time something did also go wrong – I was … Continue reading Easy Vegan Blueberry Muffins

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National Insect Week

It's not the most glamorous of 'national week of...' events but it is globally important to the conservation of insect species, which are rapidly declining. The celebration was started to "encourage people of all ages to learn about insects", which is a particularly prescient exercise given the recent evidence from France and Germany that shows a … Continue reading National Insect Week

Bluebells at Blickling in May

Every May comes the annual trip to the woods at the Blickling estate in Norfolk to see the bluebells, and it never disappoints. Vast carpets of delicate purple flowers lay across the woodland floor and hundreds of people turn up each year to see this spectacle. Here are a few photos of my trip this … Continue reading Bluebells at Blickling in May

4 things we did in the Cairngorms in May

In May I visited Scotland for the first time. It was a long train journey from Norfolk to Inverness (total of 10 hours!) so we split it up with a few nights in Edinburgh. We didn't stay in Inverness but in Nethy Bridge, a small but well-known village in the Abernethy forest in the Cairngorms … Continue reading 4 things we did in the Cairngorms in May

Glamping in Wales (Part 2): Eat

Welcome to my second post in my series of three Sleep-Eat-Do blogs on my recent trip glamping in Wales. You can catch part 1 Sleep here but today I'm talking about the food I ate and the places I dined. Eat One of the most convenient aspects of this trip was that many major supermarkets … Continue reading Glamping in Wales (Part 2): Eat