I’ve always been a skincare and beauty junkie. My first forays into serious skincare was through the Lush Times catalogue, which I would read cover to cover as a child and learn all the ingredients off by heart. It proved a good education as I can still remember which...read more
I’ve never been one to crave travel. While I certainly wouldn’t turn down any trip abroad (Japan in cherry blossom season would be amazing), I don’t have that hard to satisfy wanderlust that some others seem to have. However, as I’ve gotten older I’m finding a...read more
I am writing this on the eve of my scheduled C-section. I’m sitting on the sofa, dog at my feet and cat curled up beside me, feeling so many waves of emotion. I’m terrified, excited, in awe and sad too. This is the last night of having my bump and the comfort of being...read more
I always have homemade sweet treats in my kitchen. I have an insatiable sweet tooth unfortunately and the only way I can make sure I don’t have a chocolate binge is to make my own slightly healthier alternatives. This tahini fudge (also known as Halva-a traditional...read more
Our Ulster Fry and Potato Farl Recipe. The full Irish breakfast causes much debate here in Ireland. This was confirmed this morning as my husband and I had an argument over the way one should cook mushrooms correctly-I believe the authentic way is to slice them, while...read more
21 ways to Try Slow-Living I used to hate the idea of slow living. My childhood consisted purely of it, long summer holidays of self-reflection surrounded by fields and sheep were the norm so by the time I hit university age I was more than ready for my city escape....read more
Hi I’m Becky! I’m an artist and blogger exploring seasonal, slow living and creativity. When I’m not clambering through fields with my sketchbook or helping my husband feed goats or dig the polytunnels, you’ll find me in my little cottage kitchen in Northern Ireland. This blog is about living a mindful, slower life while reconnecting with the seasons. Thanks for joining me!