We have an Allotment! and a Trip Down Memory Lane

        Back in January we applied to the local council for an allotment and received the exciting news at the beginning of the last week that one had become available. After making an appointment with the site manager to go and see the plot last Wednesday we came away brimming with excitement … Read more

High Days, Holidays, Simple and Slow Days

‘Tottie! You don’t know how beautiful Silverdale is and a tower of our own! Think of that! its a sort of country you never saw before. I’ll answer for it.’ (Elizabeth Gaskell in a letter to Eliza Fox, May 1852) In her letter, Elizabeth Gaskell was writing of Lindeth Tower in Silverdale, and a more … Read more