We both love a good festival, good music, camping out, an excuse to eat fast food for days on end and the inevitable silent discos! However, sometimes you need a slightly more grown-up day out, so when we heard about Fes-Tea-Val for National Tea Day we simply had to go and experience this civilised event … Continue reading National Tea Day: Fes-Tea-Val
You may remember a while back ago Becca and I went to Rebecca Louise Law's ‘City Garden’ installation at Guild Hall’s gallery The City Centre. Ever since I have been an avid follower of Rebecca's work and when I saw she had an installation at Kew Gardens, and her largest installation to date, I took … Continue reading Rebecca Louise Law & Kew Gardens
Recently I spent the weekend exploring Manchester whilst my husband was at the UK Drum Show there. Manchester is such a rabbit warren of a city, with surprises around every corner you can wander for hours and not get bored. At a quick glance you could be fooled into thinking Manchester is a city that … Continue reading Weekend Wanders; Manchester
We couldn't help feeling slightly sad writing this blog post and looking through all of the summery photographs we've taken for our Weekend Wanders posts his year. However autumn is one of our favourite times of year with its falling leaves, crisp cool walks through colourful woodland and all the best tea blends you could hope … Continue reading Weekend Wanders: Nymans
So recently we took a trip to IKEA but left our bank cards at home; a condition set by the husband due to extreme lack of control whilst in the Swedish homestore. To try and control our cravings we decided to put together an ultimate wishlist created whilst on site and came away with a … Continue reading Lusting after… IKEA edition
My husband and I just came back from a few days away in the middle of nowhere somewhere in Berkshire, I know we just got back from our roadtrip down the Californian coast but having a husband that runs his own business means to have some time off together that is actually time off we … Continue reading Weekend Wanders; Escape to the country..
With the British summer being so unpredictable on the days where it has been dry and sunny (when I haven't been working!) I have found myself dashing out to my garden-jungle to desperately try and restore some order. A couple of weeks ago I found myself on a rare Saturday at a loose end and … Continue reading Weekend Wanders: High Beeches Gardens
Recently I met up with a good friend at National Trust's Chartwell - the house where Winston Churchill lived for 40 years. I've been a few times before however I was keen to see the late summer colour from the Dahlia's to the butterfly borders. The gardens are stunning and well worth the visit alone. … Continue reading Weekend Wanders: Chartwell
Recently Kate went on a little adventure down the Pacific coast highway in California, she is sharing her journey with us...
To be honest, I'm not sure I have a favourite time of year. It's really dependent on my mood and the weather at the time. Autumn is full of beautiful colours, leaves turning and nights drawing in. Winter is great for crisp walks in the woods and cosy evenings in reading books by the fire … Continue reading Things I love about summer…