2020 - A Year of Less

During the Christmas and New Year holiday of 2019 I did what I often do and reflected on the passing year and what I would...

How to really switch off on holiday

I'm going away tomorrow with my nearest and dearest for a well earned holiday. So, in order to make the most of my time, I...

Mindfulness and allotments

I never thought there would be much joy in digging heavy soil on a hot August evening. It's not something I would choose to do,...

It's nothing like The Good Life

Apparently allotments are a little like hen's teeth. When we moved to our current house my wife and I had the idea of getting...

Into the woods

You can work hard for your whole life, save money and then get to retire with a lump sum to buy a piece of...