A Seasonal, Slow Living Magazine

MEET THE TEAM

Creative Countryside is created by a small team and is based in the heart of the Lincolnshire Wolds, UK. Our editors also contribute to both the journal and magazine.


 

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

ELEANOR CHEETHAM
 

Eleanor is a writer and curator of all things seasonal. A one-time Deputy Director of English, she left the education sector to develop a career that allowed her to live a little more slowly, and is currently studying for a Masters in Creative Writing whilst writing a book about the year she lived in a bell tent.

You’ll also find her writing for travel website This is Your Kingdom, and teaching a range of courses at Chalk House.

 

STORIES EDITOR

NICOLA JUDKINS

Nicola is a part-time physiotherapist, full-time dog mum, writer and nature photographer.  She lives in a Purple House in the north-west countryside of Tasmania, Australia, blogging about living a quiet life.  In her spare time you will find her #alwayswalkingdogs, dreaming up the perfect vegetable garden (even though she doesn't like vegetables) and trying to convince her fiancé they should get chickens.

Find her on Instagram. 

NATURE EDITOR

SARAH HARDMAN

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Sarah is an artist, printmaker and writer living with her family in a small cottage in the Pennines surrounded by moorland, woods and fields. She blogs about simple living, and runs Frond & Feather, where her inspiration for design work comes from the natural world where she lives. A naturalist, lover of seasonal living, and advocate of savouring life's little moments, she also writes for This is Your Kingdom.

Find her on Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.

FOLKLORE EDITOR

SARAH PORTEUS

Sarah is a writer and photographer living on the remote Cornish Lizard Peninsula on a farm. After graduating from Bath Spa University with a First in Creative Writing, she now blogs and runs her own freelance photography business - Salty Sea Photography - spending her spare time folk dancing and exploring the wilderness that surrounds her. She's also writing a fantasy novel all about islands, and has a marvellous taste in hats.

Find her on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

ADVENTURE EDITOR

CHELSEA HADEN

Chelsea turned her back on a city lifestyle in 2010,  instead opting for back-to-nature-style adventures in the Welsh countryside. A blogger and online content marketer, she writes about hiking, camping, kayaking, and any other adventures she can get her hands on. Brilliant at all things business, she loves nothing more than escaping outdoors at the weekend, or just for a few hours. She's also aiming to walk 1,000 miles in 2017.

Find her on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.