JB had a special birthday in September so we decided to celebrate in style at the Celtic Manor Hotel in Wales after having afternoon tea there earlier this year (a Christmas present).  We booked one of the Celtic Manor competitive package deals which included a light lunch, spa afternoon including 50…

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With JB’s big birthday approaching, the word ‘old’ has been thrown around in the last few months bringing with it several discussions with different folk. Old:  Adjective – having lived for a long time; no longer young OR belonging to the past; former. Does someone’s definition of old change dependent on…

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Pintxos…pronounced ‘pin-chos’…are small finger foods served at bars and taverns throughout northern Spain, particularly San Sebastian.  Imagine a town where there are lots of little bars filled the endless possibilities of delicious small plates of Spanish food (different to Tapas) – and when you’ve finished you throw your napkins on the…

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In 2016 everyone learnt what Hygge was – the feeling of being cosy, comfortable and at peace with the world. We cosied up with candles, blankets and hot chocolates and learnt to live a little slower.  In 2017 however, its all about Lagom. Lagom (pronounced lah-gom) is a Swedish word…

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