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An Afternoon in Valencia’s Old Town

As you may know, I spent a few days in Spain recently with AC Hotels and wanted to share that with you today. While we had a few lovely days in Madrid (you can read my little mini travel guide here!), our time in Valencia was just that bit shorter! We essentially had...

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What to do on a Weekend Trip to Madrid

If you follow me on Instagram (and really, if not, you should be - where have you been?), then you'll probably know that I spent the best part of the week before last touring two amazing cities in Spain with the lovely folks from AC Hotels which is part of the...

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Moving Diaries Part IV: How We Decided Where To Move!

We were in a very unique position when we decided to sell our home and move out of the area. We don't have children which makes it a lot easier to just pick up and start again - no schools to apply to, no Ofsted reports to fret over, no worries about finishing out a...

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Cuckooz London: Affordable Apartments for Design Lovers

A few weeks' ago, I attended the Amara Interior Blog Awards, held in London. I travel to London from Manchester fairly frequently and while I try to do the roundtrip (around 5 hours) when and if I can, there are certain times when an overnight stay is a necessity. Of...

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Exploring Skåne, Sweden: Wanås Restaurant Hotel

If there was a way that I could capture the feeling of Wanås Restaurant Hotel - the air, the light, the feeling of complete relaxation - and include that feeling in this post, I would. As it goes, I fear my words will fall flat of just how special this hotel really...

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10 Things Americans Might Find Strange About the UK

So as I mentioned in this post, by the time you read this, my brother will be visiting me from the States. Of course, I'm incredibly excited, having not seen him for nearly 6 years so a reunion is long overdue. After living in England for the last 16 years, however, I...

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A Long Weekend in Aberdaron, Wales

So first off, I must apologise for the radio silence around here. I basically completely misplanned my posts and realised I hadn't told you guys I was going to be away for a few days! Ack! I'm back now, however, and wanted to share a little bit about where I went -...

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A Brief Summer Break…

As it's summer and I've gone 6 whole months without a break on the blog, I've decided to take a little 2 week hiatus to enjoy the weather and get outside a bit and off my laptop. One of those weeks we'll be enjoying another trip to Menorca. We went last year and fell...

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A Day of Flowers with OKA

As a blogger, I'm very lucky to be invited to lots of different events but the truth is, I rarely go to them. I know that sounds crazy because what could be better than swanning around with your fellow blogger mates, enjoying free booze and being treated like VIPs?...

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Take Me Away: A Weekend in Anglesey, Wales

While I will always enjoy an exciting city break or jetting off somewhere a bit more exotic on my holidays, sometimes all we really need is to reconnect with nature and take a break from the noise and stress of every day life. So when Wayne's birthday rolled around,...

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Take Me Away: A Weekend in Edinburgh

Firstly, I know I was supposed to put this post up on Friday but with Wayne being off all week, well, I decided to give myself a break from the normal schedule! Sometimes your loved ones have to take priority and you want to go to the cinema or watch Harry Potter...

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