Happiness is a Hot Handpie

Yesterday was the first day of Spring (yay!) and International Happiness Day! I spent the day going on a walk in the sunshine and a food-venture to Borden-Carelton, Prince Edward Island. As it happens, it was the most appropriate thing to do on such a day, because the taste of a hot, handmade handpie is pure happiness….

Afternoons in Aberfeldy

The Watermill in Aberfeldy, Perthshire, Scotland is the glorious combination of bookstore, cafe, art gallery, and design shop. On a  very rainy day out in Perthshire I found myself near Aberfeldy, where, I had read, was an award-winning cafe bookstore and cafe. Had it been a sunny day I would have likely kept going, sunbathing…

Flowers in Winter

When days are dark and cold a few flowers go a long way in adding some bright. It doesn’t have to be fancy or expensive – a few simple stems or some locally grown Tulips (yes, tulips are here)! Amidst snow storms and sub-zero temperatures Vanco Farms’ Tulips have been growing  and now they’ve burst…