Category Archives: places we go

The Post Box Quest – London 2017

It went a little bit like this when Gav, H and I were in London this summer….. Me – ‘Oooo, there’s a post box over there.’ (Makes to cross road.) Them – ‘Ugh.’ (Eye rolling and general ‘not another one’ … Continue reading

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Eating at Disney World – Our Experience of the Dining Plan for Vegetarians

Before we dive into this topic I’d like to add a disclaimer…… I love food! There I said it…. We booked our Disney part of the holiday way back in June 2016 because there were some great deals to be … Continue reading

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A Day of Tulips

My sister and her family bought me the coolest birthday gift, a day spent with many, many gorgeous tulips. Sarah Raven Cookery and Garden School ran a day course visiting Great Dixter and then Perch Hill with lunch and a … Continue reading

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The Click Tick List – Update on Gardens We Have Visited

When I was writing the post about our visit to Chenies recently I realised it had been quite a while since I updated the list of all the gardens we have visited in my quest to photograph 100 gardens from … Continue reading

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The Click Tick List – Photograph 100 Gardens – Chenies Manor

On our recent trip south we made time to go and visit another garden from the book. And what an unexpected treat it was. Chenies Manor is a Tudor Grade I listed building complete with an amazing garden. We were … Continue reading

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The Click Tick List – Visit the Top of the Rock

We have been away for a few days. I had a big Birthday last week (insert the scream emoji!!) and Gav took me to New York City to soften the blow. He knows how to make me feel better. We … Continue reading

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Celebrating autumn leaves and loved ones

Recently I suggested that we have a trip to Roundhay Park to throw some leaves about. They were not that enthusiastic but we seemed to have fun anyway! I think that I need to practice my photography skills some more……. … Continue reading

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Holiday vibes and shadow photos

Having a lovely time here in Portugal. We have found our own routine. Late breakfast, reading, pool, late lunch. A walk here and nap there just the perfect lazy holiday. I’ve also been taking lots of photos some on the … Continue reading

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“Have you seen the Smew?” – a foray into twitching

One of the places I wanted to visit during our recent trip to Suffolk was RSPB Minsmere. We have a nature programme here in the UK called Springwatch and they have based themselves at this nature reserve during the filming. … Continue reading

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London calling – 2015 edition

I thought I would cheer myself up from this very gloomy January day with a look back at a few gems from our trip to London last summer with my niece. A game of patience on the train. We take … Continue reading

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