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 this are the…

My Story of January

January has always been known to be a little blue and miserable. After the festivities and endless indulgences of the previous month, it’s only normal to feel a little lost when the first month of the new year rolls around. December wasn’t exactly a jolly time for those close to me so I suppose the comedown from the festive period…

Making Croissants in Poznań

The warming scent of ingredients coming together to create something wonderful is one of my favourite cosy moments around this time of the year, and on our recent getaway, we got to experience it in the most festive way. Even before arriving in Poznań, we knew this was going to be a highlight of our wintery break: what could be more…

Happy 1st of December!

With sudden drops in temperature and whispers of snow, winter has arrived unexpectedly and I’m not quite ready for it. Every year, the months around this time feel shorter and shorter, like the days turning to dusk mid-afternoon. Having embraced autumn for longer than usual this year, I can’t help but feel like I have missed out on the countdown…

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 witchcraft and plenty…