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5 Simple Blogs About Comfort

As you know, this winter on Simple & Season was all about comfort. But of course, concepts and ideas about comfort differ wildly from person to person. So I invited some of my favourite simple bloggers to write about comfort on their own blogs. Here…

March 17, 2017
Simple Pleasures Things

The Beauty of Winter Trees, with Jord

I’m feeling a little bit sorry for the trees. We all wax lyrical about their golden autumn leaves, we look out for their spring blossom and laze under their leafy shade in the summer. But in winter, they’re somewhat neglected. We all stay in…

February 28, 2017
Seasonal Stomach The Tea Journey

The Tea Journey: Two Green Teas

Welcome back to the Tea Journey and here we’ve taken an excursion away from tea bags into loose leaf green tea. I’ve been a little trepidatious about tasting green tea. It’s the one tea I’ve always wanted to like for the health benefits, but I could…

February 20, 2017
Simple Self

6 Quiet Quotes About Love

When it comes to Valentine’s Day, I’m somewhere in the middle of the ‘love it’ and ‘hate it’ camps. I find the present-giving a bit arbitrary and weird, but I do think a celebration of love is, well, lovely. Love has inspired many of our…

February 13, 2017
Seasonal Stomach Tips

One Pot Meals, For People Who Don’t Like Them

Having written recently about my distaste for stews, it got me thinking about how I have always tarnished one pot meals with the same brush. At university I remember zealously telling my housemates that ‘I don’t like any one pot meals’ as they all sat…

February 10, 2017
Seasonal Stomach The Tea Journey

The Tea Journey: Peppermint Leaf Tea

Welcome back to the Tea Journey and to our second instalment, Peppermint Leaf tea. I think we all have this vague idea that mint tea is good for you in some way, easing digestive complaints, reducing bloating and whatnot. However, my only experience of…

February 6, 2017
Day Out Ideas Seasonal Adventures

Taking Comfort From Ruins

It’s been a tough week for our planet. After the high of the Women’s March and all its positivity, the subsequent legislation emanating from Trump’s hand and our own government’s inability to stand up for what’s right, it’s been a momentous downer. I’m left…

January 30, 2017