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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Making Croissants in Poznań

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 …
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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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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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