Looking towards The Wyche from the Malvern Common, Worcestershire, England.

The common

The old saying goes 'Never judge a book by its cover', but I'll admit I'm occasionally guilty of that. The Malvern Common sits between the township of Great Malvern and the suburb of Malvern Wells, in an area called the Lower Wych. It's a big tract of open land, that's hugely popular with dog owners … Continue reading The common

Tiled cross on the floor of Holywell, Malvern Wells, Worcestershire, England.


One of Malvern's great claims to fame is its abundance of natural springs and the 'healing' benefits that water apparently brings. It's what saw Malvern grow from a sleepy hamlet to a thriving town in the 19th century. As I've mentioned previously, there are wells scattered all over town and residents and visitors are free … Continue reading Holywell

Sweet pea flowers in a glass jar sitting on a wooden table

Me time

For as long as I can remember being alone never really bothered me. Although I'm fairly sociable by nature, I can easily entertain myself for hours with books, music, films, cooking and daily chores. Before Adam and I met, I'd lived by myself for a number of years and was quite used to the peaceful … Continue reading Me time