london

A Royal Day Out

Sometimes living in the country, I find myself wanting to escape into the city for a few days to explore, shop and spend much needed time with friends. Since my friends live all over the place, finding time to meet up can be tricky, especially when we're flying around the globe to see each other,… Continue reading A Royal Day Out

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Country weddings

Before you fall off your chair or drop your laptop, no I am not getting married anytime soon but when I do I can almost certainly say it will be in the countryside, and you will hear all about it.Today I was invited to lunch at Stratton Court Barn and to explore the venue, its… Continue reading Country weddings

Countryside

Once upon a time…

Before computers, phones, TV and even radio all we had to entertain ourselves with stories were books. Those magical little things that remain shut on a shelf just waiting to be opened and transport us to another realm, time or life. Books have gone through a period of transformation over the last 100 or so… Continue reading Once upon a time…

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Thinking ahead

It's so healthy to both live in the here and now but also be aware of the future and plan head. Today I've been adding to my ever growing rows of crocheting on my blanket. It's going to be soft natural colours made with Organic Manx Wool given to me by my mum. Crocheting for… Continue reading Thinking ahead

Oxfordshire, summer

Non-stop Coffee Shop

I'm one of those people that loves coffee shops and not coffee. I'm much more a juicer / chai and tea drinker, I just can't get my head around that bitter taste or living with coffee breath (queue flashbacks to coffee breath driving instructor). I also don't drink milk, so to have coffee black or… Continue reading Non-stop Coffee Shop