January 25th is Burns Night. Scots throughout the world celebrate the birthday of their most famous poet. Here's an easy traditional dessert to make for your Burns Night party.
Now's the time to start stitching if you want to make heirloom Christmas stockings. You can sew, cross stitch, needlepoint or knit a special Christmas stocking, using the excellent kits available now.
Get the "Attack Phase" of the Dukan Diet right and you're on your way to serious weight loss. You need to be prepared and organized. I've done it, so I know the best tips. I share them with you here.
With the Dukan Diet you lose weight fast and you never feel hungry. It worked for me, it can work for you. Diets only work if you stick to them, and I found the Dukan Diet easy to keep to. Read on..
Take a look at the wedding dresses of real Princesses for inspiration. Kate Middleton is a good role model. Here we show you the wedding dresses of Princesses over the last century.
Easy to make and utterly delicious, homemade chocolate truffles make a perfect gift. Pick a flavor to personalize the truffles, and pack prettily. A homemade gift that will always be appreciated.
Butter, sugar and rum are the only ingredients you need for this traditional recipe from the North of England. Dating back 200 years, this classic sauce and spread is treasured today. Easy to make.
I live in England's Lake District. I'd like you to find the best books about my home. The choice is huge, so I've picked my favorites on poetry, hiking, sightseeing, eating, staying and having fun.
HP Sauce is an old British sauce that is loved by many. Sausages and bacon just don't taste right without HP sauce. Have you tried it? Want to know more about this cult item? Look here!
Herdwick Sheep are the native sheep of England's Lake District. These distinctive sheep have adapted over centuries to life wandering the fells, but always keeping to their home base by instinct.
Wordsworth wrote Daffodils at Dove Cottage, Grasmere, half a mile from my home. Find out how this great poem came to be written.
White Moss lies between Grasmere and Rydal Water in the heart of England's Lake District. It's a great place to start hiking on your Lakes vacation. Here are 6 of my favorite circular walks
Follow the footsteps of William Wordsworth on this beautiful hike in England's Lake District. The walk begins at White Moss, my home. You can stay at our holiday cottage on the hillside above Rydal.
John Ruskin, poet, writer, philosopher, art critic was a 19th century superstar. He also tried to encourage traditional skills in a time of increasing mass production. Ruskin Lace is a fine example.
Grasmere, home to William Wordsworth, lies in the heart of England's Lake District. I live there, and I'm passing on my top tips for things to see and do in this historic village.
William Wordsworth was inspired by England's Lake District. Born in the Lakes, he spent most of his life there, writing his best poetry at Dove Cottage, Grasmere. He owned my house. Find out more here