Whimsical in the Wild

Whimsical in the Wild

Sometimes we naively assume that we know a place like the back of our hand, every little nook and corner worth exploring. This is exactly how we felt about our little village, Burley, until a few weeks ago when we stumbled upon the most delightful surprise. With days spent wandering into the village centre aplenty, making friends with local ponies&…
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A Slow Sunday in Sandbanks

A Slow Sunday in Sandbanks

The last weekend of January brought some solace to an otherwise gloomy month. Waking up on Sunday morning to find the room bathed in sunlight was just the motivation we needed to get out and explore somewhere other than the New Forest. I’ve said it before but I really do stand by the belief that spontaneous day trips like …
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Autumn Magic in Burley

Autumn Magic in Burley

It’s no secret that Burley is our favourite place to spend weekends. Having broken the curse with a typically autumnal day out a few weeks ago, we have been welcomed back with open arms for more autumnal festivities. This time around, it was for the blogosphere’s possibly favourite holiday of the year: Halloween. With Burley’s history of …
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Burley Cider Pressing Weekend

Burley Cider Pressing Weekend

Ever since autumn rolled around and pumpkins began appearing on Instagram feeds, I pined after a typically autumnal day out, complete with crisp, orange leaves and plenty of foraging. However, a few unsuccessful days out at the beginning of October and we were almost ready to give up. It seems that spending too much time away from Burley and its&…
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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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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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