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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Embracing Slow Living Philosophies

Embracing Slow Living Philosophies

Slow living is a movement that has grown into a conscious lifestyle thanks to blogs like Me & Orla, Local Milk, and Humphrey & Grace portraying a beautiful, slow-paced way of living. Long mornings in bed on a Sunday, slow walks in the forest on a weekend afternoon, an evening of playing boardgames by candlelight… are just some of the&…
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Mediterranean Festival at Burley Manor

Mediterranean Festival at Burley Manor

Few things are as wonderful as the mix of food, wine and music in a beautiful setting, and last Sunday was spent in the usual style that we have become accustomed to. These quiet weekends in Burley have been some of the highlights of my year so far. Local, slow-paced and on the acceptable side of lazy, it feels like&…
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