Under An English Sky Yarns

Do you know, I have found this transition from homeschooling to trying to figure out what my new purpose so difficult. I am pretty sure that it is a problem that most mums who have wrapped up their homeschooling have to navigate. As you know I started a degree last year and really enjoyed learning about the law. I thought that …

Happy Days!

Hello my friends. This week has been such a happy week for me for a few reasons. First…this time last year we were packing up our home in Devon and moving back north! I can’t believe that we have been back here for a whole year. The moment we left Devon I felt a lightness, that horrible claustrophobic feeling that I …

Post Homeschooling Update

Gosh! It has been a while hasn’t it? July has been a busy and exciting month but things seem to be getting back under control and I thought I’d love to pop in here for a little catch up and natter. *Just a little warning…this is a photo heavy post with lots of lovely snippets of Tuscany* July brought results! SAT exam …

Crafting Christmas

Yesterday was wet…very wet. Puddles pooled along the drive and the horses in the field behind our home looked rather miserable so I pulled on my wellies and treated them each to a carrot. When they saw me waving carrots at them from across the field they came trotting over quickly…so sweet. The wet weather meant that it was actually perfect …

Family Journal

I knew that this year was going to be one of change for us but it seems that change is coming from some unexpected quarters!  Nos Mayo – Devon  In a little over a month, we will be packing all our worldly possessions (well a removal company will be doing that 😊) and bidding farewell to Devon! I cannot begin to …

Spring Cleaning Chatter

What do you do when the sun is blazing down and the study blues begin to set in? Go wild swimming of course. Isn’t that one of the best things about homeschooling? This week has seen the start of exam season in our home which means we’ve had to deal with high levels of anxiety and focused study sessions, being able …