Post Holiday Blues

So I’m back in the good old UK, from a fabulous fortnights holiday with my family and some friends in Greece. And I’m shattered!! We all are! Unfortunately, Little E is still on Greek morning time, so she’s been waking…

A Day Out at Downton Abbey

Well, Highclere Castle, Berkshire to be precise – but yes – it’s where the hit ITV television series, Downton Abbey is filmed. The castle, which is home to The Earl and Countess of Carnarvon, is just 10 minutes’ drive from…

Centreparcs Round Two – Elveden Forest

Following a very quick and rather rash decision a couple of weeks ago, we ‘accidentally’ booked a very last minute holiday to spend another week at Centreparcs, following my girlie weekend only a week or so beforehand! How very extravagant…

CenterParcs Longleat (well half of it anyway!!!!!)

So, as some of you may have read from recent Twitter posts over this weekend, the first half being…… ‘Woohoo – we’re off to Centerparcs’ or… ‘Having a great time at Centerparcs’ And the second half of the weekend being,………

Holidays to remember……. South Africa – Part 2 – The Safari

Four nights of luxury at Kwandwe Private Game Reserve, South Africa? …….. ….. don’t mind if we do!!!

Holidays to remember – South Africa, Part 1 – The Wedding

Way back in 2012, my brother in law got engaged to his girlfriend, and swiftly it was announced that they would be tying the knot in sunny South Africa in December 2013!!! On the one hand – hooray!! – how…

Easter Bank Holiday Fun

  Now, things are a little tight at the moment for us so we tried to make the most of the long weekend without spending too much money. And, as only just into my second week of temping, I’m still…

A trip to Legoland

A couple of weeks ago, we were asked by some close friends if we’d like to take a trip to Legoland, to celebrate their daughters 4th birthday. (Her and H are the very best of friends!). So, early on a Sunday morning, three…

Holidays to remember – Les Menuires, France, January 2014

At the beginning of February my husband and I travelled with our girls to the French ski resort of Les Menuires, to spend the week on the fluffy white slopes with his parents and my brother and sister-in-law. We’ve got…

Holidays to remember – Turkey, September 2013

  Last year we approached my parents and asked if they would like to come on a family holiday with us. Now, of course this was to spend quality time with my Mum and Dad from my own point of…


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