Category Archives: UK

Beach Hut Living…

This year I’m really trying to make the most of what the UK has to offer. As well as continuing to explore the rest of the world I’m enjoying visiting new places in my own country.  (My last trip was a lovely long weekend in Cornwall.)  A trip to the tiny seaside town of Shaldon

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Portsmouth Life Magazine – Spring Edition

I am excited to share that I have a three page article in the spring edition of Portsmouth Life magazine.  Based on Easter I delve into how other countries celebrate at this time of year, focusing on traditions and superstitions. Happy Easter wherever you are in the world right now!  

Port Isaac, the ultimate Cornish retreat…

There has been so many storms and flooding in Britain lately I was worried that it might affect our winter break away.  The drive down to Cornwall was quite unpleasant with a lot of water on the roads, trees down and very high winds.  But once we arrived the weather was glorious.  We only had

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Etc Magazine – Hampshire edition

Here is an article that I have had published in the October edition of Etc magazine, Hampshire.  It is one that I am particularly proud of as the focus is my hometown of Lymington.  Take a look at the full version of the magazine and my article on page 72 – 73:  Etc Magazine, Hampshire,

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I Love Jersey…

I am currently in Jersey in the Channel Islands, for a very quick 17 hours!  While the weather back on the south coast of the UK seems to have reverted back to winter the sun is gloriously shining over here!  So to make the most of the lovely afternoon sun I have just been on

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Green Fingers….

Having been on the waiting list for a local allotment for two years, Matt and I were very excited when a plot became available last November.  We’ve  just had our first ‘season’ of growing and have been pretty successful, I think!  Not being particularly green fingered it has opened my eyes up to how straight

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The Pig Hotel, Brockenhurst

The Pig Hotel is the perfect country retreat, hidden away in the New Forest in the village of Brockenhurst.  There are 29 elegant bedrooms in this very chic country house along with a ‘potting shed’ and ‘shepherds hut’, which have been turned into treatment rooms.  The shabby chic decor gives that perfect country feel and the

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