The Beast from the East
  • The Beast from the East

  • It's still hard to wrap my head around, I feel blessed that we have roof over our heads. The Beast from the East hit full force. The snow came down thick and fast, it was beautiful. We lost Happisburgh Lighthouse in the frozen feathers and sat by the roaring fire we safely watched the white [...]
Heading to the North West
  • Heading to the North West

  • We travel back to the North West three or four times a year to visit family. I was born in Rochdale. I spent my early childhood in Smithy Bridge, a village by Rochdale Canal close to Hollingworth Lake. With every visit, the familiarity lessens, I feel like I am seeing the places for the first time.[...]
Winter on the Coast
  • Winter on the Coast

  • Living on the coast during winter is something that summer trips to the seaside will never prepare you for, especially on the north sea. There is something absolutely beautiful about the solitude of the coast in winter. I enjoy the vibrancy that comes with summer tourism, meeting new peo[...]