A Summer List
  1. Reconnect with nature on a micro-adventure in the wild.
  2. Go and see a play or adaptation outdoors.
  3. Make mornings easier: simplify your wardrobe.
  4. Explore and find your new favourite walk.
  5. Make jams and jellies and preserve the summer surplus.
  6. Develop a relaxation routine you love.
  7. Leave a part of your garden to grow wild to encourage wildlife.
  8. Make your own ice lollies with fresh juice to cool you down on hot days.
  9. If you don’t grow-your-own, visit a PYO farm for fresh berries or vegetables.
  10. Celebrate Midsummer with a bonfire and family.

Eleanor is obsessed with stories. She writes for a number of online spaces including This is Your Kingdom, edits Creative Countryside, curates #aseasonalyear and teaches at Chalk House. In addition, she is currently studying for an MA in Creative Non-Fiction Writing. You'll find her roving the fields of the Lincolnshire Wolds or planning her next rural adventure.