Monthly Archives: February 2012

The Morning After The Night Before

However late I go to bed, I always wake up early!   Today I could not go back to sleep so I was up early and enjoyed the sunshine. I had a lot of clearing up to do but I … Continue reading

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Street Party

I have read a few blogs recently where people have enthused about an orange smoothie.  The idea of citrus fruit with dairy has never appealed to me but in our hotel last week I had an orange yogurt and it … Continue reading

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A Day In The Doldrums

After dropping Lara back at her flat yesterday we were faced with a long drive home.  I hate saying good-bye. We stopped off to grab a late lunch at a service station.  The boys wanted KFC (yuck) and I opted … Continue reading

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A Good Yarm

We managed to arrive too late for our hotel breakfast today so had to make do with toast and cereal.  We then drove back to the excellent visitor centre at Sutton Bank to do another walk.  This visitor centre was excellent.  The … Continue reading

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Happy Valentines

Valentines Day started with a hearty breakfast of muesli, yogurt, prunes, melon and orange, followed by scrambled egg, toast, bacon, tomatoes and pineapple, followed by more toast and jam. We then headed off to the beautiful North York Moors National … Continue reading

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Derby Day

I have just had a wonderful 24 hours in Derby with my dear friend Gini, who I have known since I was 11 years old as we were at school together. Yesterday morning, Harvey and I enjoyed breakfast with our … Continue reading

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An Ode To Porridge

Oh porridge, how I have missed thee. I was so excited to be up today and cooking porridge.  I really missed a morning bowlful of something nourishing and warm.  I had a papaya that needed eating so I used some … Continue reading

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Detox Day 7

I dutifully had my shake when I woke up today.  Last one – yippee! What a beautiful morning 🙂  I met Ali in the forest for a walk.  We were not expecting to see so much snow on the tracks! … Continue reading

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Detox Day 6

Today was a challenge and it ended with, in the words of my young son, “an epic fail”.  There are no grades of failure in Harvey’s lingo.  There is either an “epic fail” or not a fail.  Black or white, … Continue reading

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Detox Day 5

Agenda for the day was as follows: 7:00 Shake (psyllium and bentonite clay mixed with 300ml mineral water and 100 ml Organic orange juice). 08:15 ½ a melon. 08:30 meet Lisa in the village for a walk round the snowy … Continue reading

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