Enchanted Living - Local Family Stories

Durham

I am standing amid an aliveness, and that aliveness deserves my attention, my respect, my care.

The insects, birds and animals are singing themselves into being; this autumn land is dreaming and I am part of that dreaming.

Enchantment isn’t about Magical thinking; it is about being fully present in the world. What is Enchanted Living? For me, enchanted living is a path to contentment. It is a…

Manifestos

Enchantment isn’t about Magical thinking; it is about being fully present in the world. There is an abundance of magic and enchantment at this time of year. What better time…

Seaham

Enchantment isn’t about Magical thinking; it is about being fully present in the world. Cultivating a Sense of Wonder and Mystery In the modern world we tend to seek safety…

Finchale

Enchantment isn’t about Magical thinking; it is about being fully present in the world. Godric of Finchale St Godric was an English hermit, merchant and popular medieval Saint.Godric experienced a…

Wharton Park, Durham

Enchanted Living is the inspiration behind my Photography, art and creativity. Imaginative local stories for all the family. Wharton Park is located next to Durham railway station, in the north…

Morton Woods and Elba Park

Enchanted Living is the inspiration behind my Photography, art and creativity. Imaginative local stories for all the family. Elba Park and Morton Woods are right on our doorstep. And full…

Rainton Meadows

Enchanted Living is the inspiration behind my Photography, art and creativity. Imaginative local stories for all the family.Rainton Meadows is home to a local legend; Joe’s Pond. Joe’s Pond Joe’s…

Second Chances

Enchanted Living is the inspiration behind my Photography, art and creativity. Imaginative local stories for all the family. Second Chances definition An opportunity to try something again after failing one…

Waldridge

Enchanted Living is the inspiration behind my Photography, art, and creativity. Imaginative local stories for all the family.Waldridge Fell is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) near Chester-le-Street in…

Herrington and Penshaw

Enchanted Living is the inspiration behind my Photography, art, and creativity. Imaginative local stories for all the family. Herrington Country Park is a country park and open public space in…

Lumley Castle Dene

Enchanted Living is the inspiration behind my Photography, art, and creativity. Imaginative local stories for all the family.  Lumley Castle Dene lies just outside the castle grounds. This beautiful natural…

Hardwick Park

Enchanted Living is the inspiration behind my Photography, art, and creativity. Imaginative local stories for all the family. Hardwick Park is located in County Durham neat Sedgefield. A favourite of…