Cathedral Grove

Cathedral Grove is 1 Year Old Today!

Hello and huge thanks, everyone! Because of all you lovely people out there kindly following my little seedling of a site, Cathedral Grove has put down strong roots and branched out in all sorts of ways that really… Read More

A Wild Wander in Wales: Walking in the Brecon Beacons National Park

It’s been just a little over two weeks since the start of our six-month-long work sabbatical, and our adventures have now truly begun in earnest!  After a week and a bit of local wanderings in the Yorkshire/Lancashire area… Read More

Canals, Bicycles, and Pancakes: A Short Break in the Netherlands

Hallo – Megan here! I recently made a solo trip to the Netherlands for a few days, and I’d love to share with you all a selection of highlights and suggestions from my first visit to the country…. Read More

Monday Mindfulness ~ September 10, 2018

Good morning, all – and happy Monday Mindfulness once again, following a brief pause. I’ve recently returned to work as an adventurous activities group leader after having a bit of the summer off. My mind has been a… Read More

Monday Mindfulness ~ August 27, 2018

Hello, world. Time for another Monday Mindfulness to kick start the week. Today’s quote comes from the Irish novelist and playwright George Bernard Shaw, who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1925. Here’s hoping y’all have a… Read More

Adventures in the Algarve, Portugal ~ Part 3

Hello again, and welcome to the last installment of my scribblings about a recent visit to Portugal’s sun- and surf-filled south, the Algarve. If you’re new to the site and happened to miss Part 1 and Part 2,… Read More

Monday Mindfulness ~ August 20, 2018

Happy Monday, all. I hope everyone has a really satisfying week ahead, filled with good times and good things. Here’s some more Monday Mindfulness for us all. Having recently come back from a week away, I felt inspired… Read More

Adventures in the Algarve, Portugal ~ Part 2

Boa tarde, fellow adventurers. Here, find the continuation of my recent wanderings in southwestern Portugal, in the region better known as the Algarve. If you happened to miss Part 1, no worries – here’s the link.

Adventures in the Algarve, Portugal ~ Part 1

Olá, y’all! My partner Nick and I recently returned to our neck of the woods after a week away exploring the Algarve, Portugal‘s southern most region. It was a fantastic adventure, and I’d like to share a bit… Read More

Monday Mindfulness ~ August 13, 2018

Hello, all. I hope today’s Monday Mindfulness note finds you well. Here’s a little positivity from Martin Luther King Jr., whose impact on history I’m sure most of you will already be familiar with. It’s good to remember… Read More

Monday Mindfulness ~ August 6, 2018

A thought-provoking quote for us all today from the author of ‘The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People,’ Stephen Covey. Find more on the author’s life and works here, for those interested.

Monday Mindfulness ~ July 30, 2018

A very happy fresh week to you all. May it be filled with love, laughter, adventure, and wellness. For this week’s Monday Mindfulness, here’s an inspiring thought that really resonates, coming to us from influential Brazilian author Paulo… Read More