Slow living

Slow living is the concept of taking a slower approach to life and doing things well rather than fast. No hustle, no race to the top, no cutting corners. Slow living is all about placing more meaning and emphasis on what we do, being more conscious about our choices, and celebrating real connections with the people around us.

Exploring Yorkshire – A day trip to Whitby
Travel

Exploring Yorkshire – A day trip to Whitby

Since our trip to Malham Cove a couple of months ago, we’ve been thinking of more day trips to discover more of Yorkshire. One of those was a day trip to Whitby – a little seaside town famed for being the setting of Bram Stoker’s ‘Dracula’. We had a great…

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Exploring a new tarn – Malham Cove
Life

Exploring a new tarn – Malham Cove

I did a Scary Thing last weekend. I drove a car. It doesn’t sound very scary, but really it was a big deal. I don’t enjoy driving, especially when I don’t know where I’m going. All those lanes and no idea whether I’m supposed to bear left or right or…

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Explore. Dream. Discover
Life

Explore. Dream. Discover

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. – Mark Twain xx

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One day in Yosemite
Life

One day in Yosemite

As part of our Trek America adventure from Los Angeles to San Francisco (more on that later) we spent a whole day exploring Yosemite National Park in California. All it took was one day in Yosemite to fall in love with the nature of America. Now, I know this is…

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Learning to take it easy
Life

Learning to take it easy

Relax…relax. No, don’t charge some internet to your card, just..relax. This is what I’ve had to keep telling myself since we arrived on Aruba. I’m a city-centred type of traveller. I like to keep a tight itinerary, fitting in as many sights and tours as I can, as if this…

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