Blackpool

Blackpool, the mega of the North West, the quintessential Lancastrian seaside town.  The Golden mile, the Winter Gardens and of course, Blackpool Tower and the Pleasure Beach.  Blackpool benefited from a railway in the 1840’s and visitor numbers soon swelled.  By the 1880’s the resort had piers, chips shops, a promenade, donkey rides, trams and […]

The Flowerpot Minions in Pendleton, Lancashire, UK

Pendleton, England

Guess where we are…the red rose county, home of cotton mills, hotpots, pie, chips and gravy, oh and don’t forget the Pendle witches and magnificent moors, to name but a few.  We are back in Lancashire (of course) for a flying visit to one of most picturesque counties in England, biased?  Well maybe a little… […]

Cortijo in remote Granada, Andalucia, Spain

Escaping the Rat Race – A New Chapter

We have been in our new house-sit for just over a week.  We moved away from the the beautiful beaches of Andalusia, the hustle and bustle of the touristic Costa del Sol and travelled up to a remote part of the mountainous province of Granada.  Our Casita is a two bedroomed house adjacent to a Cortijo, […]

A Simple Life Escaping the Rat Race. How to Live a Simpler Life...by Topsy Turvy Tribe

A Simpler Life…Escaping the Rat Race

I have a confession to make, some of you might find this really, really shocking… I haven’t bought any clothes for myself for a whole year. 365 days, 12 months, a whole year.  There I said it, phew, it’s out there now.  I know you might be concerned for me, worry that something is most […]

Go with the flow

This whole s**t scary topsy turvy situation had made us more than count our blessings.  Whilst trying to decide what we were going to do with our future Morley had follow ups with Alder Hey and Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).  His wound was healing slower than expected and he kept scratching it, but it […]