• New Year 2015

    This is NOT the New Year I ordered?

    As I sit typing this post, the house is eerily quiet but for the sound of the tumble drier which is drying off the last round of bedding from our night-time shenanigans. Oh please, get your mind out of the gutter. At 11pm last night just as we were talking of an ‘early night’ (always […]

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  • Christmas

    Tis the season to get cosy… Booking.com Survey Results

    As we start to feel all festive I thought you might like to read this piece of research which I enjoyed reading . . . Brits go back to basics, with desire for sentimental pastimes and cottage breaks this coming winter  TOP WINTER COTTAGES IN THE UK Orchard Cottage, Penzance Green Hedges, Bath Pathways, Beachwood […]

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  • Fireworks

    Fireworks Night 2014 – what did Jelly Bean think?

    So last night we braved the cold (but thankfully not too wet) evening to take the Beans to watch the fireworks display at the local Rugby Club. It’s the same one that we go to every year because they put on a good display, it’s not too expensive and it’s only just up the road. […]

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  • Ainsley Harriott’s Winter Warming Soups 1

    Ainsley Harriott’s Winter Warming Soups

    Whenever I feel poorly, I turn to soup. It’s easy to eat, it’s tasty, nutritious, filling and makes you feel all warm and snuggly. Ainsley Harriott has just launched a new premium range of soups especially for the cold winter months or just when you feel the need. They are so simple to prepare, it […]

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  • Stay safe on the roads this winter 2

    Stay safe on the roads this winter

    As the Winter months are fast approaching and the UK weather gets more wild by the day it’s time to start thinking about keeping yourself safe when out and about on the roads. Of course the best piece of advice to follow is to stay at home unless it’s absolutely necessary but that isn’t always […]

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