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Practical Steps to Improve Your Mental Health

Practical Steps to Improve Your Mental Health

Today is world mental health day. I wanted to take this opportunity to bring attention to an issue which is one of the most urgent problems of the 21st century. The leading cause of death in men under 50 is suicide. As a man under 40 (22), this means the…

We live in a rainforest

We live in a rainforest

It’s raining today. Nothing new there. However, I was surprised to learn this morning from a twitter thread by George Monbiot that we live in a rainforest.  I’d always thought of rainforests as places like the Amazon, or the Congolese basin – hot, humid and full of colourful animals. But…

What To Bring With You

What To Bring With You

We’re so excited you’ve decided to come and stay with us. We know the cabins are quite unusual, so here’s a list things to bring with you.  What we provide Outside: The decking area is the living space. We have a couch; wood burning stove; kitchen area with two gas…

3 Great Places to Eat While Staying at Dreamcatcher’s

The Black Bull – The Black Bull is our local pub and restaurant. The village of Gartmore came together to buy the pub last year, and since then have been working hard to make it a success. So many people have given so much of their time volunteering behind the…

The Dream Team Has Grown by One!

The Dream Team Has Grown by One!

As you might imagine, an extra cabin means a whole load of extra work. A 25% increase in the size of a business is not to be sniffed at. There’s been a marked increase in the amount of washing, ironing, cleaning and general work to be done. We’d discussed the…