I really enjoyed taking inspiration from Meet Me at Mike’s Taking Stock that I did back in November…so I thought I’d do another one as it’s been a good few months! Making : the most of the sunshine! Cooking : dinner will be homemade carbonara.  The recipe is SO simple, even I…

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Santorini – the island of Instagramable buildings, beautiful sunsets and fantastic memories. It’s one place I can’t get out of my head which is why I thought I’d take part in the Travel Link Up as hosted by  Adventures of a London Kiwi, SilverSpoon London, Follow Your Sunshine and The Travels of Mrs B.…

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This year I finally managed to get a table at Lucknam Park for Mother’s Day – time for just Mama and Daughter to take a leisurely few hours to catch up on life, drink copious amounts of tea and eat delicate little cakes. Lucknam Park is an 18th century Palladian…

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If you have been keeping up with my New Zealand posts, then you’ll have already read about our Christchurch and Queenstown adventures.  This post documents the journey we took from Queenstown to Franz Josef, Hokitika and then Nelson. The drive from Queenstown to Franz Josef takes around 4.5 hours and…

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This is the second instalment of our New Zealand adventure!  Once we’d left Christchurch, our next port of call was Queenstown.  This is definitely where all the cool kids hang out!  Lots of people we spoke to were from the UK and had been in New Zealand for a few…

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