Beaverbrook Country House

A couple of weeks ago on a warm, sunny blue sky October Sunday, we headed for the Surrey Hills for twenty-four luxurious hours in the English Countryside.  How every Sunday should be….. if I had my own way. Quintessentially English,  Beaverbrook Country House is nestled in the hills, surrounded by stunning gardens that go and […]

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Summer to Winter Transition with BIODERMA

I think every year at this point I have a mini meltdown (dramatic of course) over how tired, grey and old I look. The sun tan has well and truly washed off and has been replaced with dry, dehydrated, scaly skin, bin bags under the eyes and skin a shade of grey that does say […]

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An Ode to Corduroy

So do you remember the episode of Sex And The City, when Miranda told Steve he needed a posh suit for a work event of hers? “Whats wrong with corduroy?” ” I don’t have enough time to tell you what’s wrong with corduroy!” Well unlike Miranda I am a HUGE fan of the corduroy, whether […]

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Sorrento and the Last Days of Summer.

Okay so it does feel a little odd, waxing lyrical about Summer when we are half way through October, although with the temperature hitting 24 degrees in the UK only four days ago, I can’t be blamed too much for not fully immersing into Autumn.  So with that, I bring you to the last few […]

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Maison la Minervetta, Sorrento.

Benvenuto alla Maison La Minervetta, quite possibly the most beautiful hotel I have been lucky enough to stay at.  A cliffside abode,  with views out to the Sorento and Amalfi Coast from every possible part of this stunning boutique hotel, from the pool to sun terrace but what overrides this, if that is possible is […]

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The Bay of Leranto, The Amalfi Coast.

Wherever in the world I might be, seeking out hidden bays and beaches is always a pretty high priority.  So on day 3 of our Amalfi Adventure, we chose beach over town and what a beach it was. What we didn’t quite take into consideration was the trek to get there….. I had read it […]

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Positano, The Amalfi Coast.

On our second day, after a very slow, leisurely get up we decided to explore a little more of the Amalfi Coast.  So much to see, Capri, Amalfi, Positano all on the list but alas we really only had time for one of the three, as I also had plans for a boat trip and […]

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