5 Things to Love This October

Although I can find the longer nights difficult, I’m not one to mourn the end of summer. To me, autumn signifies the start of real beauty in the natural world; the foliage colours, the way the woods start to smell, the beauty of the light in the early morning and the opportunity to see sunrise and sunset a lot more often.

Life in Lockdown

It’s March 2021. We’re approaching the point where this time last year, the UK went into its first lockdown. It feels like a good moment to reflect on what’s happened this last year, and what might happen in the next few months. For the first time in a long time, I feel hope as well…

How I Dealt With My Dog’s Separation Anxiety

I have a rescue dog, Jasper, who has always hated being left alone. I’d had two other dogs before Jasper, worked in a kennel as a teenager, grew up with dogs and have done volunteer work as a home checker for a dog charity. So I had quite a bit of experience with dogs but…