Small steps in March

Hello,   Since we started planning today's post, the situation with the Covid-19 pandemic has been developing apace and many of us are facing unprecedented changes to our day to day lives.  There are so many inspiring stories of the ways people are connecting in spite of restrictions on our movement and it seems appropriate…

Christmas all wrapped up

Dear Sam,   What great Advent Calendar ideas you mentioned in your last post; I'm trying out the  reverse calendar, as there are lots of charities here that I know will be grateful for a parcel of food and essentials to give out over Christmas. Of course, the other thing we're busy with during Advent is…

Winter wellbeing

Dear Sam, Thank you so much for the sunshine and colour in your last post - it was just what I needed on a gloomy January day! Like you, I've been thinking about winter wellbeing and how to maximise health and happiness when the weather is cold and the days are short. I love citrussy scents, too, and…