• Autumn details

    For me, the joy of Autumn is found in the details.  The smooth shine of …

  • Autumn intentions and inspiration

    Today is the Autumn equinox – the official first day of Autumn for us in the …

  • Victorious Festival Highlights 2019

    It already feels like a long, long time since I was standing in a field …

  • Tips for a doggy staycation

    As many of you who have been reading this blog for some time will know, …

  • Harbourside drinks at Southampton Harbour Hotel
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    Harbourside drinks at Southampton Harbour Hotel

    On Friday I had the pleasure of visiting the Southampton Harbour Hotel, a stunning harbourside hotel which sits on the harbour at Ocean Village in Southampton. The hotel really is a sight to behold – with a breathtaking ‘super-yacht’ inspired…

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    I was invited for a tour of the hotel with no obligation to post.

    2017 Gratitude List
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    2017 Gratitude List

    Well, well, well.  What a bloody year.  Literally – blood, sweat and tears went into getting through 2017 and I did it (well, nearly – this bout of cold and flu has me literally limping to the finish line).  And…

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    A bumper gift giving guide
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    A bumper gift giving guide

    Okay, so, I’ll admit it – I love buying Christmas presents, I love wrapping Christmas presents, and I did the majority of my Christmas gift buying in November.  I’m that person.  I much prefer giving gifts than receiving them (although, come Christmas morning…

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    Christmas gift guide for men
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    Christmas gift guide for men

    I find that men are the most difficult to buy Christmas gifts for, particularly Dads! I never have any idea what to buy for my Dad as he’s always so busy with work and doesn’t have as much time for…

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    Christmas at Cosmo
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    Christmas at Cosmo

    Last week I was invited to kick off the Christmas party season with an evening at Cosmo in Southampton – drinking fizz and tucking into the array of yummy food they have on offer.  I hadn’t visited a Cosmo restaurant…

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