A bad start to the week

It’s not that I don’t like Mondays, it’s just that they don’t seem to like me. Generally it’s the little things that go wrong, and at the worst times. I try to keep… Continue reading

Sergeant Sakura’s War

Originally posted on John Knifton:
Why are the roadworks for our new road island between Nottingham’s ring road and the main road to Hucknall taking so long? They began in August 2014 and…

The Song Thrush Returns

When I was a child we used to have a pair of song thrushes nesting at the very back of the garden among all the overgrown old trees and hedges. As the years… Continue reading

Wise words from a fortune cookie

My fifteen minutes of fame?

My blog has been rather quiet in the past week or so because I’ve been rather busy with work, but the good news is that my persistence paid off and the company I… Continue reading

Trent Bridge in the Early Morning

Taken with my HTC One Mini (who knew phones could be this good?). Also featured on my Instagram account @laurenknifton

A View of St Ives

This has to be my favourite view of the most stunning part of Carbis Bay in Cornwall. St Ives is a beautiful little fishing village in the far west of Cornwall. With its… Continue reading

The first butterfly of summer… already?

The days are getting a little warmer now in Britain, but the nights are still freezing. It looks like Spring may be just on the horizon, especially now we have a few scattered… Continue reading

The first flowers of spring

Our garden is cold, damp, and most definitely wintery. But as I was walking down the rockery to check on our hibernating hedgehogs, I caught a glimpse of colour between the grey rocks… Continue reading