I'm one of those people that suffers with back, neck shoulder and joint pain, and it has been ongoing for a few years now. I've tried it all: NSAIDs, painkillers, better desk ergonomics, heat packs, Pilates, and while all of this helps (particularly Pilates), none gives such immediate relief as a proper massage. Being somewhat … Continue reading Naipo Shoulder Massager (Review)
I had heard that large flocks of starlings have been seen most afternoons at RSPB Strumpshaw Fen in Norfolk and they had been murmarating in fairly large numbers to the delight of enthusiastic crowds - so we had to make the trek and have a look for ourselves. For those unfamiliar with the term 'starling … Continue reading Starlings at Strumpshaw Fen (November 2017)
Another post in my unofficial 'walking around Norfolk in the Autumn' series. Holt Country Park is frankly a nice, easy day out, and it helps being so close to Holt as there is so much to do there - so many little boutique shops and tea rooms. We went to The Owl Tearoom for a cream … Continue reading Autumn Walks: Holt Country Park
Vegetables in cakes. Cakes made of vegetables. Somehow it works. This blog post is an easy recipe to make sweet potato chocolate brownies. It took about an hour to make, including prep time, and they have gone down pretty well served with Swedish Glace vegan ice cream. Ingredients: 2 medium sized mashed sweet … Continue reading Sweet Potato Chocolate Brownies
A few photos from a recent trip to Cambridgeshire to visit my sister and a family walk around a country park near Huntingdon. We saw lots of geese and ducks and also a dragonfly landed on my shoe. If you want to know a bit more about Hinchinbrooke Park have a look here.
Hello and welcome to Autumn! Isn't it wonderful? Here's a few photos of what I've been up to so far this season. Recently I visited Taverham Mill in Norfolk. Here is a nature reserve on my doorstep that I didn't even know about (because I thought it was just a fishery, which it is also … Continue reading Autumn Walks: Taverham Mill in Norfolk
A few photos of a recent trip to Holkham estate in Norfolk. This was early October and sadly the stags weren't quite ready to rut (at least while we were watching) but we still go to see them quite close. There's a very large herd at Holkham and they are mostly fallow deer but there … Continue reading Deer at Holkham in Norfolk