Do you like cooking? I don’t, well not much anyway, but I do like tasty food and I’m always looking for easy tips and additions that can add flavour, that’s how I came across Posh Pickles & Preserves. Steph the founder of Posh Pickles is an inspiration, she suffered kidney failure at the age of 20, and although dealing with a life changing condition she was determined to start her own business, which she now runs with partner Rob, in Cheshire. Recently I went to visit PoshPickles, not only to sit in the gorgeous sunny garden and drink tea, but…

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As the good weather is getting closer I thought it worth re-posting this holiday idea. Last summer we went away to Wales. We always go to Wales as we love it even though it’s not a million miles away from where we live. We’ve stayed in hotels, cottages, caravans and lodges but this time we stayed somewhere different, it was part of the Youth Hostel Association. I wondered what it was going to be like and if it would suit us, the location looked great and accommodation sounded modern, we were looking forward to staying somewhere different. This is how…

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  Our day out with a difference, we went to a Victorian Fun Day at Norton Priory in Cheshire. Norton Priory is known for fabulous family events centred around the Medieval Museum or the Victorian walled garden. It was a warm but overcast day and probably all the better for it  as you can see by the photo above ‘The Victorians’ didn’t go in for shorts and T shirts. The scene was set in the stunning 18th Century Walled Garden, amongst ornamental borders, fruit gardens and rose walks. Marquees were dotted around the large lawn and a selection of games…

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