Time Travel Thursdays: Indian Moments Part One

I look back at my time in India through rose-tinted glasses. I have distorted facts with an Instagram filter. Those long train rides across the Indian countryside with my hair blowing in the wind, being served chai tea on the platforms by sweet, smiling, children… Oh, hang on a minute? You mean the train which […]

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Our Cornwall Staycation at Coombe Mill

I love Cornwall. It’s always been a staple UK destination for my parents and for myself over the decades. And we’ve stayed all over. More recently, the hubby and I have tended to stay in the small fishing town of Fowey situated in the south of Cornwall. It’s one of our favourite places – stunning […]

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Holiday Snapshots #12

I love Holiday Snapshots because it gives such a unique insight into different types of holidays, and this week I have great pleasure in introducing Claire and her Tin Box family to you all. Now, I’ve never really fancied holidaying in a caravan, although my husband has been trying to persuade me for years! But Claire’s amazing trip […]


National Trust: Polesdon Lacey

We are big National Trust fans. The first Christmas after Monkey was born, my parents kindly brought us an annual pass and it was one of the best presents we had ever been given. After excitedly flicking though the accompanying guide, we were pleasantly surprised to discover  how many stunning estates, parkland and sites were so […]

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Holiday Snapshots #11


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