Getting hold of a wider range of goods and services without using the car usually involves a journey across the estuary, and what a delight it is. A short walk takes us to our local ferry and a bumpy ride over the sea transports us to Fleetwood, a town packed full of interesting architecture and a good range of independent shops.
Designed by Decimus Burton in the 1830’s, the town was originally designed to accommodate the working classes in ‘golden sands, sea, air like wine and breath-taking views across Morecambe Bay on clear days.’ It certainly felt that way as we enjoyed a beach side picnic today.
A train load of books in Fleetwood Library…
And so to more domestic matters…..
Planning this year’s harvest- inspired by the permaculture movement we are going to plant some full-size trees this year..more later
Finding a much prettier alternative to filter cartridges
A handwritten letter from a dear friend on the most gorgeous notepaper
Making naan to go with our lentil and tomato curry.