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Beautiful Corfe. Have you been?

Corfe Castle is as its name suggests; a castle nestled high on the hill in the village it dominates and lends its title to. As a child, on our way to Studland Bay, I’d gaze wistfully at its majestic beauty, my forehead pressed up against the window as I dreamed of lords and ladies and … Continue reading Beautiful Corfe. Have you been?

Travel Review: Uig Hotel, Uig – Scotland

Sometimes, we all deserve a little bit of luxury. A secret escape, to recharge and get away from daily life. Somewhere remote, where the way of life can be likened to willow branches swaying to nature's soothing melody, instead of darting dragonflies dancing to Stravinsky's The Firebird.   Such a place can be found in … Continue reading Travel Review: Uig Hotel, Uig – Scotland

Why would you let the weather ruin your day?

TheΒ sun has disappeared, and we appear to be in the midst of March winds and April showers finally making their annual appearance (albeit two months late). Some days, you just get upΒ and look out the window, and it's wet. Your mood is flattened in an instant. But you don't have to feel flat. After all, … Continue reading Why would you let the weather ruin your day?

It’s the best kind of holiday.

Have you ever sat outside on a mild, still summer's eve, gazing up at the blackest sky, peppered with bright twinkling stars and watched a meteor show? Wrapped up in a fleece or a blanket because it's grown chilly, but you don't want to leave the beauty of the night sky, away from the light pollution and noise of everyday living?

Mini-break Review – Bournemouth

When looking for a surprise gift for my husband's birthday this year, I was excited to find a deal through Virgin Experience Days for Bed and Breakfast with wine, in Bournemouth Hallmark Hotel and Spa, so that we could take ourselves off for a couple of days for some much-needed down time. On first impressions, … Continue reading Mini-break Review – Bournemouth