As a family we love being outdoors – it’s our favourite place to be. And one of our favourite outdoor places is the Lake District. For us it makes the perfect holiday with walking, climbing, open water swimming, kayaking, good … Continued
Let’s talk about opening hours…I started the business partly for flexibility around my two kids. Running your own business means that you can be there when they are ill, attend assemblies, learning events and all manner of other child-related wonderfulness … Continued
One question I very occasionally get asked about running is. Why do you run? Much to my disappointment, people don’t ask it in a ‘why do you run – is it because it connects the physical, mental and spiritual … Continued
How we’re the Easter holidays? Did you manage to get creative at all with the kids? If I’m honest we didn’t do lots of creative stuff because we were outside enjoying the sunshine! Wasn’t it lovely? Although we did choose … Continued
Some of you will be going or will have been away for the Easter Holidays. And will no doubt be trying this interesting but informative experiment? “Hey honey we’re going away at the weekend why don’t you try packing your … Continued
I’ve spoken to so many grown-ups over the years who think they are ‘not creative’. But I totally agree with Picasso. I think we’re all big kids on a continuum of ‘age’ which we pass through. Certain survival skills do … Continued
The 25th March – 5th April sees the Big Pedal Return to our schools. It’s an opportunity to bike, scoot, walk – what ever you fancy – to school and back. Instead of getting in the car.
Mother’s day is about love right? And gratitude? But hands up if you feel a tad uncomfortable about the commercial nature of gifting occasions like Mother’s Day? My hand is up. Even though I run a business that depends on … Continued
I’m so excited to share my final version of Dippy the Dinosaur print with you guys!
I love this years’ World Book Day theme ‘Share a Story’. And I’ve decided to share the stories of my art. Because stories are very important to me. I’m a nostalgic old fool and a lover of words – can … Continued