Canal boating

The northern part of the canal (Tewitfield to Kendal) was drained of water and closed in 1944. There was a severe leakage and it was filled in, also parts were blocked when the M6 were built.

Apple tart

Sat in the doctors surgery and flicking through a magazine and was inspired by a simple pudding. It helped that I had some leftover puff pastry from a pie I was making.

Happiness in a bottle

Living with anxiety is tough at times.  There is never a specific trigger when I am feeling anxious or having a panic attack, just a bunch of little triggers that all add up. To what? To an anxiety attack. A big, huge, heart pounding, sweat inducing panic attack.

10 year challenge

An eye roll at yet another social media challenge, it’s that or another “national” day of some description. But it did get me thinking about how s decade could fly by in a blink of an eye.


From the 16th century to the 19th century women wore corsets but they were designed to shape the woman’s torso rather than to provide support. It wasn’t until 1913 the modern bra was invented. Mary Phelps Jacob invented the modern bra, she used two handkerchiefs joined by ribbon. She patented her invention in 1914.


That time of year again and it always brings a moment of reflection on the past 12 months, was it a bestseller?  Hell yes.  2018 will be an unforgettable year for The Pennington family as we launched our business in May.  We  have been blown away by the support and more importantly custom.  We have … More Resolutions