The Beach: crowds, traffic, & sickness

A perfect day at the beach: traffic, roadworks, and the car parks were all full. Continue reading The Beach: crowds, traffic, & sickness

The Big Lunch

No, I’m not talking about that time when I ate too much food at the all-you-can-eat buffet. What I am talking about, is The Big Lunch, an initiative that aims to bring people together through community picnics. These picnics are hosted by people in their local neighbourhoods, every June, across the UK. We first hosted a Big Lunch in my garden, four years ago, as a way to get to know some of our neighbours, not long after we’d moved in. About twenty people came, bringing with them different foods for us to share. Many of my neighbours had never … Continue reading The Big Lunch