Ever wondered what the ‘happiest colour’ is? Well, wonder no longer! An experiment carried out by Manchester University has revealed that yellow is the colour most associated with a ‘happy mood’ and conversely, grey was the colour most associated with a ‘depressed or anxious’ mood. That sounds about right doesn’t it? The happiest colour brings to mind images of sunshine and warmth, while the unhappiest
Is there any sound more evocative of British summertime than the gentle buzz of a bumblebee steadily making its way from plant to plant, gathering nectar? It’s a summer soundtrack that’s familiar to us all, but if we want to carry on enjoying the sight and sound of bees in our gardens, then we need to act fast. According to the Bumblebee Conservation Trust, the
St Ives is one of my favourite places in the entire country. It’s a bold claim I know, but there’s something magical about this little fishing village perched on the Cornish coast. Perhaps it’s the sunny climate, the golden beaches or the bustling harbour, or maybe it’s the lively community, the strong artistic heritage or the wonderful clear light. If you’ve yet to experience it (lucky you!) I’ve compiled
As you may have deduced from other posts of mine, Cornwall is one of my absolute favourite parts of the UK, and the little coastal town of St Ives in particular. Each time I visit, there are certain places I have to go and pay pilgrimage to each time and the Barbara Hepworth house and garden is one of those places.