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Forest Walk - Rainy Holiday in Scotland
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5 Things to do on a Rainy Holiday in Scotland | Travel

I’ve just returned from a wonderful week in Scotland, where typically, what we had planned was scuppered by the weather. The long range forecast was most definitely not in our favour upon leaving for the north and it rained most of the week. So…

January 8, 2018
Tender Cow Beef Shortrib Open Sandwich - Foodie Guide to Manchester
Manchester Travel

A Gluttonous Weekend | A Foodie Guide to Manchester

If you’re a regular reader of my blog you’ll know I lived in Manchester for quite some time and I’ve never really stopped loving the city despite moving away. Often returning for weekends with friends and this was much the same as usual. Except…

December 1, 2017
5 Happy Things - Bucket of Piper Heidsdeck Champagne Bottles
Birmingham Life Travel

5 Happy Things #25 | A Foodie Update…

Hello! It’s time for a little update again. The last few weeks, as ever, have been crazily busy. But I’m back with my 5 Happy Things! I’ve had a number of events recently with some wonderful fellow bloggers. Moving to Birmingham at first was…

November 17, 2017
Trippets Sheffield Poached Egg on Garlic and Mushroom Toast
Travel

A Relaxing Dinner at Trippets Lounge Bar | Sheffield

As regular readers will know, I discovered Trippets Lounge Bar on one of my more recent trips to Sheffield. When I returned with Dr W a few weeks later, we had to book in for dinner there with our friends. After a day wandering…

November 10, 2017
Kelham Island Peddler Night Market
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Discovering Kelham Island | Sheffield

In my last post about Sheffield I mentioned Kelham Island. As Sheffield is somewhere we visit quite frequently, I thought I would share our recent adventure to this up and coming part of Sheffield. I first visited Kelham Island when I checked out Sheffield…

November 6, 2017
Day Out at Hughenden Manor - Gardens
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Day Out at Hughenden Manor High Wycombe | Travel

We finished off our week away with two nights in the Chilterns. With our Saturday day time free, we decided once again to put our National Trust memberships to use and headed to nearby Hughenden Manor. Dr W is well acquainted with the Chilterns…

September 27, 2017
Shell Bay Restaurant Studland
Tips & Reviews Travel

Dinner at Shell Bay Restaurant Studland | Dorset

Our holiday had to finish with something wonderful didn’t it? Daddy Pond made it so by organising the most wonderful evening at Shell Bay Restaurant in Studland. Boasting amazing views across to Poole and Brownsea Island as well as only offering up freshly caught fish,…

September 22, 2017
Dorset Holiday - Swanage View
Travel

Our Holiday Exploring the South West Coast | Dorset

As some of you may have seen on my Instagram, last week I was on holiday. Or #misspondholiYAY as I dubbed it. My family, Dr W and I all travelled down to Dorset for a week exploring the South West Coast. Now longer standing…

September 19, 2017
Exploring Sheffield - Townhall
Travel

Exploring Sheffield City Centre | Travel

Last week I shared with you my amazing stay at the Mercure Sheffield St Paul’s. This week’s post is going to be all about what we got up to when we started exploring Sheffield. I semi cheated with this trip. I know Sheffield very…

September 15, 2017