Newstead Abbey

Not too long ago we visited Byron's ancestral home, Newstead Abbey. It was built by King Henry II, apparently in penance for killing Thomas Becket. Later, King Henry VIII dissolved the monasteries and presented Newstead Abbey to Sir John Byron. Lord Byron's mother was a descendent of King James I. His father, on the other [...]

June 2022

June has come and gone already - where has the time gone? We are over halfway into 2022! As I read back on this month's daily gratitudes, I notice that I have been in tune with mind and body and looking to different ways of coping with life's stresses. After all, self care should not [...]