Disneyland Flight Free

So I didn’t post last week because we went away as a family for half term – to Disneyland Paris! This probably wouldn’t have been our first choice for a holiday, but we have a group of really good friends who we try to get away with at least once a year and some ofContinue reading “Disneyland Flight Free”

Sacrifice and frustration

I’ve been asked a lot recently how it is going without a car, and honestly it is mostly great. We’ve found so many positives from just getting rid of the car (expected and unexpected) – slowing down, appreciating journeying more (individual journeys and The Journey), fitness, mental health, and a greater sense of connection withContinue reading “Sacrifice and frustration”

Oikos Christmas

Merry nearly Christmas everyone! There are now just under 5 weeks left until Christmas Day, and with the busyness of the coming season we have already started our celebrations with some family and friends. I had my first mince pie of the season last week, and yesterday I even dug out my Christmas jumper forContinue reading “Oikos Christmas”

Wet and Cold

Rain. It was obviously going to come sooner or later, especially in the North of England: our first time when we needed to get somewhere while it was raining. On Sunday morning the heavens opened at the same time that I was getting child1 and child2 ready to go out to church – a cycleContinue reading “Wet and Cold”

Sliding Doors

Looking back on our first few weeks of being car free. It’s been going pretty well so far – genuinely quite enjoying it! Here is one highlight from the journey so far… Monday 11th October This morning I arrived at the station just in time to watch the train leave.  Again.  The next one isn’tContinue reading “Sliding Doors”