When Mountains are calling…

I live in East Anglia, deep in the fens. It’s flat. In fact, parts of it under sea level. I dream of walking hills and mountains. *Wistful sigh* I’m sure the reality would involve a lot of red-faced puffing, panting and pain but for now we’ll stick with the dreamy image of sunbeams, snowy peaks and lederhosen… Sometimes though, you have to do something about … Continue reading When Mountains are calling…

Fen Skating

I’m quite fond of winter. Wrapping up warm, big fluffy jumpers, blankets and boots.  Legend has it I was born during a snow storm, prompting my grandmother to swiftly name me her snow goose. Ahh.  With the recent hint at possible snowfall I could only forlornly follow on Instagram as snowy scenes and images of fairly dodgy snowmen were posted whilst our pathetic regional attempt … Continue reading Fen Skating

A New Year By The Sea

My favourite festive tradition in the Mud and Nettles household is our annual Yuletide trip to the beach. We don’t live particularly near to the coast but I find it’s the perfect way to see in a fresh new year, blowing away the cobwebs and rolling walking off some of those extra Christmas stones pounds. This year with a new phone in hand, one of the mudlings … Continue reading A New Year By The Sea

Go Outdoors Awards 2016

Exciting news! I’ve just found out I’ve been nominated for the Go Outdoors Awards 2016. I’m up against some great blogs so would really appreciate your vote. Pretty please, with cherries on the top. Voting is open from now until the 6th Jan and takes just a few moments, you can vote here. (If voting from your phone please scroll down and click on “View Desktop … Continue reading Go Outdoors Awards 2016