The twilight season. In the city I’ve always grumbled that the autumn & winter months are full of fraud; acrylic knitwear for too-hot homes, flame-effect fires, plastic evergreens & grey slushy snow. Out here it’s different.


I swear, it’s not about idealising the past, but just living more authentically; getting a little bit closer to how our quiet, forgotten animal selves were supposed to be.
I like to feel the cold when it blows in. It means I appreciate the fire all the more.

Cosy gingerbread cardigan c/o Boden. Vintage kettle via Etsy


  • Trenton Mesiona

  • January 14, 2015

How do I make my own Blogger layout? I already made a header, I want to learn how to make a matching layout?

  • Sara

  • October 11, 2014

Aw, lovely to see you here karen! It sometimes seems a bit like soft wraps are a bit of a well-kept-secret in the mothering world, which I think is why people who discover them feel compelled to tell the whole world! 🙂 Maybe you need another little one so you can use one yourself? 😉 xx

  • Sara

  • October 10, 2014

oh, thank you! Yes, city girl born & bread now living in a tiny valley with no shops and lots of wild things! It’s heaven (thankfully!) xxx

  • The Daydreamer

  • October 06, 2014

Well, seen through your eyes and brand new life experience far from the urban jungle (if my understanding is correct – I have just discovered your blog!) Fall certainly looks more welcoming.

  • Karen Baldry

  • September 24, 2014

Hi Sara, been catching up on your posts, really lovely pics, gosh, where you live looks so peaceful and pretty! Really lovely post about Alis wraps too, somehow I missed these sorts of wraps with my boys 🙁 I had one if those baby bojorn slings when they were tiny. Anywho keep up the good work xxxx (thislittlecorner)

  • Sara

  • September 21, 2014

Thanks Emma. Tonight has been a frantic lost-charger-escaped-kitten-no-bread ORDEAL so I’m desperately craving the simple life tonight! Sigh!

  • Emma

  • September 16, 2014

Beautiful photos, they do make me yearn for a simpler life x

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