Like a Rolling Stone

This year, albeit on a bit of a whim, I brought Wes a turntable (yes absolutely one of those presents that was for me too) and I am so glad I did; it went down very well!  As we all know music today is so massively accessible, with i-tunes, Spotify, YouTube, TV and no doubt […]

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Just A Thought….

Someone once said to me that they thought the likes of Paperchase and Smythsons were pointless expenditures, a waste of money for something practical and everyday. “Surely a note pad is a note pad and a pen is a pen, it is what you use it for which is of importance?” were their words. But if you […]

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Finding the Autumn Love – October Favourites

If you have read my last few posts you may have switched on to my hesitance to the change of season.  It is not that I dislike this time of year, the colours, the crisp mornings, Sunday dinners replacing BBQ’s, you can literally laze on the sofa watching catch up TV and boxsets guilt free […]

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Connoisseur Of Comfort- Beauty

I can sometimes find the ‘Autumns’ and ‘Springs’ a bit of an interlude to the big events (seasons) of the year….I confess I am a complete summer chick right to the bones, meaning that I am prone to seasonal blues,   well until the Christmas seasons rocks up all twinkly, warm and inviting!  I like […]

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The Luna Cinema – Hampton Court Palace

 Picnics, movies and one Historic Home: Some times ‘Bucket Lists’ are not confined to getting on the plane, in fact sometimes I think it is nicer to have a few on your list that can take place on home soil, making them a little more achievable (let’s face it we can’t be on holiday everyday) […]

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Cecily Town House Spa, Berkhamsted.

A Perfect Little Spot Am I fussy? Hmm….Do I like things just so?…..Well most of the time, I feel I can let some things go but when it comes to spending ones hard earned cash, it’s a big Yes and Yes to both of those questions…….Spa days and spa treatments do not always come cheap […]

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Those Hidden Finds….Frithsden Vineyard.

Bunting, pagodas and wine…I wouldn’t say that is a regular occurrence in the UK spending the late afternoon and evening at a winery, or maybe these secret vineyards have been hidden for too long.  Having been lucky enough to have visited and reaped the benefits of vineyards in New Zealand and France, when our friends […]

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