Author Archives: Sarah

At home with my folks, Hampshire, England


It’s been a fortnight since we returned from the UK to the US. We are heading back to New Zealand to live at the beginning of October, but for now we’re in limbo; between the two places we love. I haven’t … Continue reading

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A coastal run in North Wales

Whilst holiday in North Wales I was delighted to escape out for a couple of runs along the gorgeous coastline that borders the Hafan Y Mor Havan Caravan Holiday Park. If the pull of spending time with my family hadn’t … Continue reading

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Instagram love – a poem

There are days when it’s hard to leave the house not worth exchanging p-jays for a blouse. To motherhood I surrender, with love – yet the coop I escape from, like a dove. Adventures I yearn for, without a care … Continue reading

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Exploring Portmeirion Village in North Wales


In an exquisite natural location of breathtaking beauty sits the artfully designed village of Portmeirion in North Wales. During our week’s stay in North Wales this was one of the highlights. Travelling in a large family group, a blend of … Continue reading

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A family reunion in North Wales


‘Pack the wet weather gear!’ everyone warned – and, as we drove from Lancashire to Pwhelli, on the coast of Northern Wales, the brooding clouds suggested we’d need them. Hills and castles appeared and disappeared as we drove the winding … Continue reading

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Our rainy day finds in Copenhagen


We were blessed with mostly sunshine on our visit to Copenhagen, but when it did rain we weren’t short of options (including scrumptious places to eat!). I was delighted to have a decent cup of coffee too (reminiscent of my … Continue reading

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