A lot can be said for the humble UK break. It was all I ever knew growing up. My Mum and Dad would pack us into the car, up to our eyeballs in suitcases and pillows, the windbreak and bucket and spades crammed between us, for the 5 hour drive down to Cornwall nearly every year until we were 16 – and we loved it. We knew no different. But we did know we were in for 2 weeks of relaxed parenting, ice cream on tap and pretty much an anything-goes attitude whilst away from our usual routine.
Another city break done with my two girls Lucy and Karolina and this one didn’t disappoint. There’s nothing like a change of scenery to lighten my mood and feed my need for travel and adventure. Continue reading
Another month has gone by and we’re now in June! Not sure how that happened, but my month started in the best way with a spontaneous trip to Brighton for the weekend with Danny who I met on the Kiwi Bus in New Zealand way back at the end of 2016! Over 19 months later, we reunited and made the trip down to the coast and had such a fun weekend exploring what this vibrant place had to offer Continue reading
It’s been 3 days since the bank holiday weekend and I’m still thinking of the food festival me and Lucy went to at Blenheim Palace on Monday. No, we’re not the ‘getting-drunk-in-the-club’ types. We love food. FREE food. So this bank holiday, we were our true foodie selves and hit the freebies at the festival, all in the beautiful setting of Blenheim Palace.
It’s that time of year again. All the shops cram in the bright red roses, cutesy teddy bears and over the top chocolates. It’s all a bit of an assault on my senses as I embrace another Valentine’s Day as a singleton. Valentines has always been a bit of a bugbear of mine. I don’t think you other half should use that one day as an excuse to show you more love than usual, it’s all a bit forced and who likes anything that’s forced? If you’re single, why not treat yourself and do some of these things when the date rolls around? Self love is the best love after all! Continue reading
3 more sleeps ’til Christmas! Whether you’re an excited elf or a grumpy scrooge, I bet most of these sound familiar when you’re surrounded by family or back in your home town for the festive season…