Tewkesbury Abbey

The Antiques Roadshow

We were fortunate enough to recently be given passes to the Antiques Roadshow.  We decided to attend the Tewskesbury show and we happened to pick a belter of a day!  This photo was taken at 8.30am and there was hardly a cloud in the sky. Continue reading

Peonies at Malvern Flower Show

Malvern Flower Show

Last weekend Gaz and I went to the RHS Malvern Spring Festival to buy flowers for the new house.  We wanted to buy some peony bushes for the front garden and a climbing rose to trail up the front of the house.   Continue reading

Blossom in Bristol

Happy weekend 

{Spring has Sprung}

Hurrah! How fabulous has the weather been this week.  Spring has well and truly sprung and I couldn’t be happier.  I’m so excited that it’s set to hang around for the weekend.  We’re heading to Malvern flower show tomorrow morning to buy a peony bush for the new house.  Then we’re off to the Cotswolds to celebrate my great Grandama’s 99th birthday afterwards – an incredible woman and an incredible age! So funny that she’ll get a letter from Her Maj next year. Continue reading

Eiffel Tower


I have recently returned from the dreamiest stay in Paris. My best friend, Grace, and I had secured tickets to see Dita Von Teese at the Crazy Horse and decided to make a long weekend of it over Easter.

We stayed at the oh-so-cute Hotel Paradis in the 10th Arrondissement.  It was a great location – the area appears a little rough around the edges but is filled with hidden gems.  It is a little like the Parisian version of Shoreditch. Continue reading

Weekend love 

 {{New house}}

After a year of searching, we have finally had an offer accepted on a house – hurrah! I’m so relieved that the endless open days, Rightmove searches and hideous offer process is hopefully over (fingers and toes crossed!)  Despite it being very early days, my head is full of plans!  I’m desperate for a pink front door, I just need to work out how to persuade the boy…. Continue reading