Girls go to Devon and Somerset

The last of my girls’ holidays (before our big move) was possibly my favourite. My two best friends and I from school (not to make us feel old, but that’s 25 years of being best friends!) have been long-distance friends since we were 18, and try to meet up together at least once a year.…

Camping in the Lake District

Last May Rob and I went camping for my birthday weekend at the Skyeside campsite near Brothers Water in the Lake District. It is one of my favourite parts of the country – hills and lakes, walking and whisky. I can’t think of a better way to spend my birthday. We were joined by two of our…

Girls go to Whitby

The girls and I are making the most of another wedding year and every excuse to spend quality time together; catching up, planning, grounding. This time it was my turn to host the party in Yorkshire and I planned a magical mystery tour of the North Yorkshire coast for us to explore. Whitby is the…

Looking Back on 2013: Devon

We ended the summer holidays with a trip to the west country. Two birds with one stone; a chance to see our friends Laura and Dave, and a surprise appearance at my Nana’s 80th birthday celebrations.   Rob and I got the train down a few days before my family were due to arrive, and…

Looking Back on 2013: Wales

The older I get, the luckier I feel that two of my best friends in the world have been my best friends since we were two years old. To be honest, they are more like sisters than friends now and I am so grateful that we’ve been able to stay so close, even while living…