City Guide // Bristol – Anna Cafe…

Sometimes I forget just what a brilliant, vibrant City Bristol is. I travel all over in search of the cool, independent cafe’s to share with you on this blog.  And then some days, full of grump and indecision, I stumble across a cafe in my own City. Anna cafe. I’ve been here before, but never really paid attention.  The coffee is good, the cakes, wow! are exceptional – but it’s the interiors and decor touches that I found interesting. Lou

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Travel // Day trip to Oxford…

So that’s the Easter holiday’s over. The boys have returned to school today and the house is quiet (nice though).  So what did we do with our two weeks?  Like most kids now a days, all my two want to do is play minecraft or watch ridiculous you tube videos, watching people play minecraft – I don’t get it.  But it’s not aimed at me is it? So in an attempt to get them away from the screen I filled

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Travel // No 131, Cheltenham…

Last week I gathered some of my favourite ladies together to try out the new breakfast menu at No 131, Cheltenham.  I mean, who wouldn’t want to spend a morning eating great food in such beautiful surroundings – with my best gals? Lou ArchellLou Archell, a writer, photographer, stylist and founder of Littlegreenshed.  A UK lifestyle & travel blog Lou is also a busy mum of two amazing boys and the founder of Sisterhood Camp – an annual creative retreat for

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Travel // A weekend in Brussels…

This time next week, Dan and I will be on the Eurostar to Brussels.  A little weekend away for the two of us – yay!  We have been invited by the tourist board of Brussels to show this City as a great City break destination and how it compares to it’s neighbouring big guns, Paris and Amsterdam. I’ve being doing a little research on places to visit, great coffee houses, restaurants and shops and have come across some ‘must visit’

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Weekends Collected // Spring in Bristol…

We had a glorious Spring weekend here in Bristol.  The sun shone and blue cloudless skies!  Dan and I have been working non stop on our garden renovation for weeks, so this Sunday we decided to down tools for a little while and take the boys for a scoot around Bristol harbour side. Lou ArchellLou Archell, a writer, photographer, stylist and founder of Littlegreenshed.  A UK lifestyle & travel blog Lou is also a busy mum of two amazing boys and

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Travel // A Guide to Norwich…

Plans for 2016, for me, is to visit many places around the UK.  One of which is the charming city of Norwich, I hear it has so much to offer, and is the perfect travel destination for all kinds of adventures, from a quick day trip to a long weekend break. With its eclectic mix of historic and modern architecture, unique sights, boutiques and vibrant atmosphere,I am hoping to fall in love with this spectacular city. So on my list to do are the

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Travel // Malaga City…

Gosh I am so behind with my travel posts!  Let me try to bring you up to speed.  Back in September, Dan and I travelled to Malaga, southern Spain for a whirlwind of a weekend getaway.  You may remember our fantastic hotel, Barcelo, complete with slide. Well here is a little round up of this beautiful City.  I must admit, when we were originally asked to go to Malaga to review the hotel, I was a little apprehensive. Malaga, to

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Travel // Hotel Barcelo, Malaga…

A few weekends ago, Dan and I left our boys with their Grandparents and took a flight from Bristol Airport to Malaga.  A sweet little weekend away, to catch some sun and relax in an unknown City.  Malaga, on the Southern tip of Spain, drenched in sunshine and surrounded by mountains and the sea. Our flight arrived after dark, we were whisked by taxi from the airport to central Malaga, and stepped out in front of our hotel.  Barcelo.  Sleek,

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