A Memory from Durham

A Memory from Durham

There is something particularly peaceful about making a cup of loose leaf tea. It makes the process slower, in both the physical and figurative sense, and somewhat more special. For me, it always resurfaces memories of my time in Durham a couple of years ago. Living in a crumbling house on the cobbles behind the cathedral and studying in a …
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First Feelings of Autumn

First Feelings of Autumn

With September in full swing, the autumnal feeling is in the air and I, for one, cannot wait for those grey cloudy days and knitwear weather. Evenings huddled by the fire, the sound of heavy rain hitting the roof, and an abundance of chocolatey treats, which always taste more delicious in the colder months, are just some of the things&…
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Last Moments of Summer at Lulworth Cove

Last Moments of Summer at Lulworth Cove

Two weeks ago over the bank holiday weekend, we were lucky to be graced with sunshine and a temporary feeling that summer may just be sticking around for a little while longer. Waking up to early morning sun rays streaming through the windows, we jumped in the car and headed for Dorset’s Jurassic Coast for some last moments of …
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A Sunrise in Polis, Cyprus

A Sunrise in Polis, Cyprus

Turning the pages of a book with little consciousness of doing so, feeling the raw emotions of each character and breathing in the scent of the beautiful location that the story is set in can only be the signs of a well-written novel. Even more so when said novel inspires you to visit a particular destination, which is exactly what&…
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The Ideal Way to Unwind on a Friday Evening

The Ideal Way to Unwind on a Friday Evening

Last Friday’s feeling of slipping into a snug bed with fresh sheets, clean pyjamas on, and a mug of my favourite tea is high upon my list of idyllic ways to spend an evening. For some reason, evenings like this alway feel more special on a Friday. To me, the fifth evening of the week has always signified a …
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Durdle Door, a Hint of Greek Paradise

Durdle Door, a Hint of Greek Paradise

There is something particularly endearing about England when the sun comes out. With layers of suncream, flip-flops shuffling, the population descends onto the nearest beach to bathe in hours of sunshine and temperatures that reach the mid-twenties – a rarity in our usually mild climate. This bank holiday weekend was no exception. These charming observations came to mind on a…
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