The Deckchair Diaries Part 1

Originally inspired by Tom Hodgkinson’s Country Diary and the excellent Orwell Diaries, this blog, when it was over at was entitled the “Deckchair Diaries” and was a more personal journal of my journey on the path to slowing down. Some readers have requested a bit more of a personal touch on this site, with [...] Read more »

Practical Idling #2: Adventures in Baking Bread Pt1

Over the weekend I was catching up on the new River Cottage TV series, River Cottage: Summers Here. I am a terrible armchair downsizers, I watch all these TV shows and read the books and then don’t do anything about it! I remember starting “The Slow Guide to Downsizing” way back in October last year, [...] Read more »