This photo was taken at Carlton cemetery on one of the many sunny days we’ve had in April. When our choices are limited when outside, then you have to take advantage of any place that is still open, and cemeteries can be a great place for a peaceful walk away from people.
It can be very difficult to get out the house with a baby, of any age! Newborn is the classic age where it is seen as hard to do things other than cry into a pillow, but babies and toddlers take up just as much time and effort as a newborn. Our little one is … More Living with babies
We enjoyed a lovely walk around the University of Nottingham grounds on a relatively warm day, which brought along with it a cold wind. This didn’t stop us enjoying an ice cream on our walk round though! Since we last visited a few things have changed with unsafe and old trees being cut down to … More University of Nottingham- Lakeside Renovation
Gedling Country Park used to be a coal mining pit from 1899-1991. It was closed for a good number of years until just a few short years ago something was finally done with it. The pit was transformed into a country park, although some of it has been used to build houses. It opened in … More Walks in & around Nottingham – Gedling Country Park
I snapped this shot this morning as I walked round Attenborough Nature Reserve in Nottinghamshire, doing my volunteer wardening and litter picking. The sun was out for the best part, but by this point the clouds were appearing. It’s a wonderful reserve with so many picturesque views and plenty of wildlife. Today the reserve was … More Attenborough Nature Reserve #TravelTuesday Photo
The main purpose of our weekend away to the Welsh border was to go on an ancestral pilgrimage. I have ancestors from Monmouth and the surrounding area and had researched what I wanted to see and try and look for. The day we arrived it was pouring with rain and I had forgotten to bring … More An Ancestral Pilgrimage
The next walk I did was from Carlton to Holme Pierrepont. The journey to reach Holme Pierrepont was very similar to Part 1 of my walks around Nottingham. I walked from Carlton to the centre of Nottingham and then the same general direction towards Gamston, before turning left on Regatta Way towards Holme Pierrepont. This was a 5 … More Walking in Nottingham – Part 2
There’s plenty of things to see in Nottingham. Whether you go for a walk, cycle or are just driving through. But I like to walk and I’m a quick walker at that! On my walks I have taken photos of the pretty sights and hidden treasures around Nottingham. Nottingham city centre to Gamston – 3 … More Walking in Nottingham: Part 1