If you’re anything like me, you like to pack a few snacks and a hot drink when you’re travelling by train. Food on the train is fair enough but why not go one step better and take a train ride to one of the UK’s many food festivals?
Food festivals celebrate the very best of our cuisine, our skilled chefs, and our traditional and modern produce. With buying-local coming to the front of everyone’s food-purchase thinking, visiting a food festival is a great way to find out more about how your food is produced, and how you can support local growers and producers.
And what better way to do that than by train?
Continue reading “Something for the journey? Five fabulous 2022 food festivals you can get to by train”
With all beasts banished back to the East, and the sniff of spring in the air, it should be no surprise that the nation’s thoughts are once again turning to outdoor activities. The reduction in activity and visitor levels of the 2020 spring lockdown were quickly followed by a visitor surge to our outdoor spaces. There is no reason not to expect the same as our current set of lockdown restrictions ease.
This is news to be celebrated but also planned for. As an outdoor writer and influencer, I’ve been thinking long and hard about my future writing strategies and how these can have a positive effect on both my readers and the natural environment.
I have given myself a three-point eco-friendly outdoor writing plan.
Continue reading “Observation affects reality. Even when we’re outdoors.”