Searching for the Festive Feeling in Poznań

Searching for the Festive Feeling in Poznań

Visiting Poland at this time of the year is always a magical experience: all the festive decorations adorning cosy cafes, an anticipation of snow in the air and, of course, that feeling of home for me. For some reason, I am always drawn to visiting a city in my country rather than anywhere else at this time. Perhaps, it’s …
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Happy 1st of December!

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 …
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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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Taking it Slow This Autumn

Taking it Slow This Autumn

Autumn is that beautiful time of year that is both magical but also often forgotten about outside of the blogosphere. The focus seems to be on the few days around Halloween and then all of a sudden it is the countdown to that specific time in December, the name of which I am trying very hard not to utter for&…
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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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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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