Winter

Despite the relentlessly rainy weather we’ve been spending as much time as we can outdoors, soaking up the precious few hours of sunlight available in our northern climes. Winters are always a challenge with the lack of light and much shorter days, often with just a few hours of daylight. Sunsets at 3pm and dark…

New Beginnings

Tonight I am taking CC to Jubilee Tower, high on the Bowland Fells, to watch the stars as we see in the new year and say a good-bye to the old. I’m packing a flask of hot coffee, cheese and biscuits and some of my homemade Christmas cake. I’ve just told him that I’m surprising him…