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Running In The Family… or not!

So far in life I have proudly resisted the urge to join the throng of leisure-wear sporting folk who claim to enjoy running. Don’t get me wrong, I’m usually happy to embrace a new fad, especially if it gives me an excuse to buy ‘totally essential’ new clothing or gadgets. But I have always viewed running as a necessary evil reserved only for when the last ferry is about to leave without you.
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Go Gardening!

After a long, and rather harsh winter by Isle of Wight standards, our gardens are finally beginning to spring back into life. And perhaps this can be the year when some of us turn to organic gardening as an alternative. To be honest it is not as complex as many may think.
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UK Pride 27th July 2018

It only seems like yesterday that the Island turned into a sea of rainbows and the community joined together, young and old, straight and LGBT, to stand up and show that the Island is an inclusive and welcoming community.

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