Every year when my sister Sammy’s birthday rolls around, I already know what she’s going to ask for before I even utter the words “what would you like for your birthday this year?”  We live 2 hours apart and therefore don’t see lots of each other so she always asks…

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If you’re a reader of this blog, you’ll know that I love a candle…or two…or three…or four! My absolute favourite is probably the Jo Malone range but these aren’t cheap – if and when we do have one, it’s only lit for a short period of time before I’m jumping…

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JB had a birthday recently so in order to celebrate we decided to take an extended lunch break (or afternoon off to be honest) and went out for lunch at The Pear Tree Inn at Whitley. Neither of us have been here for a good 10 years or more and…

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We had a visitor a couple of weeks back from New Zealand – it was her second visit over to the UK since her previous journey when she was 5…needless to say at 21 she didn’t remember too much about it. During the run up to Charlie coming over we…

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Anyone who knows us or is a regular reader of the blog may well know that John has a dairy allergy and has moved away from regular tea and coffee onto fruit / herbal teas. Last week we had a day off in Bath and decided to try Comins Tea…

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