Less Meat = Happier Planet

Another big change we have been trying to implement as a family, to help the environment (see my previous post) is to eat less meat.  Eating meat, especially beef and pork, has a massive impact on our environment and the single biggest way we can help the planet is quite simply to eat less of... Continue Reading →

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Tips To Make Your Home More Environmentally Friendly

Many of the choices we make in life are purely due to convenience. We lead such busy lives and we are always on the lookout for things that could make our lives easier, to enable us to do things quicker so we can fit more and more into our day. Unfortunately, our environment is suffering... Continue Reading →

Fear

I really felt compelled to write this post today because of last night’s tragic shooting in a bar in Thousand Oaks, California.  One of the reasons I was so apprehensive about moving to the United States was because of the guns.  Nothing anyone can ever say to me will convince me that guns need to... Continue Reading →

Our First Week in Southern California

I wrote some diaries during the first few months in California and have decided to post some extracts of them over the next couple of weeks, (although slightly adapted). Our First Week in Southern California We had booked ourselves into a hotel for the first few nights as the house was only part furnished and... Continue Reading →

Eight Suitcases

On 2nd July 2017 we turned our lives upside down. We packed eight suitcases (four mine, two my husbands and one each for the kids), six packs of travel sickness pills (we wouldn’t want to run out!) and began our journey from Hove to California. I remember when my husband first suggested it, ‘no’ was... Continue Reading →

Micro Adventures

   I love my daddy and my daddy loves me, He takes me on micro adventures to see, The wondrous joys the world wants to share, With you and with me and with others out there. One dark autumn night we kept walking until, We had climbed to the top of a very big hill, Wrapped... Continue Reading →

The Gift of Life

I try not to think about death too much, having a strong tendency towards morbid thoughts means it is better pushed to the far extremities of my mind. Right now however, I am compelled to take my head out of the clouds and teeter on the edge of death for a moment, for the greater... Continue Reading →

Carry On Camping

House buying this year has meant that Mediterranean holidays are just a daydream right now. The reality is, four days camping in Sandy Balls. Yes, this is a real place! It's in the New Forest but we didn't get around to visiting the actual sandy balls so I'm still none the wiser as to the origin... Continue Reading →

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