A little glimpse of Norfolk

July 9, 2014

  After a very busy couple of months I decided to book a few days away in Norfolk to coincide with my husband’s birthday. We have only started exploring this part of the country quite recently but have quickly grown to appreciate it’s big open skies and long stretches of unspoilt coast. As fairly infrequent […]

October delight

October 26, 2013

  October is quite possibly my favourite month (though if you were to ask me in the spring then I might just say May). The clocks alter tonight and I know that the shorter days will inevitably bring some gloom and despondency. Still I have had a lovely month starting with a weekend away in […]

“Must see” summer garden

August 15, 2013

  During the recent hot spell my husband suggested a day out visiting gardens. This was met with enthusiasm by me partly because I always love visiting gardens but more importantly because he had been the one to suggest it; meaning that I was free to enjoy it without feeling guilty that he would rather […]

Images from Mallorca

July 11, 2013

  Sometimes a holiday is the only thing to recharge your energy levels, both physically and emotionally…   We recently returned from a break in Soller, Mallorca which did exactly that and also offered lots in the way of inspiration. With a wonderful coastline and mountain scenery, lovely indigenous flora, a fair share of decent […]

Two in one day

May 9, 2013

  What a lovely Spring bank holiday it has been!   We had a very enjoyable day out in the sunshine, visiting two interesting gardens in peaceful Suffolk. Our first visit took us to Helmingham hall near Stowmarket, a wonderful, moated manor house with intricate brickwork and equally wonderful gardens.     The garden is […]