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Travel | Watchful Mary, Watergate Bay…

When we were in Cornwall last month, we popped over to the next beach, Watergate Bay, to visit the newly opened bar; Watchful Mary.

I knew this place would tick so many of my interior boxes.  Full of modern rustic cabin vibes – I’ve coined the term – SO CAL meets NO CORN (Southern California meets North Cornwall). And the term fits.  Stepping into the bar, I was hit with wall to wall design.  Wood clad ceiling with a wavy raw edge to emulate the rivulets in the sand left by the tide.  Black walls, low slung seating, plants everywhere!  Oh my this bar has it all.

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Travel | Artist Residence, Bristol…

A few weeks ago, I was lucky to be invited for a sneak preview tour of the new and soon to be opened Artist Residence Hotel in Bristol.  Much anticipated, the hotel sits on a corner plot in Portland Square in central Bristol, not far from the bustling Stokes Croft and handy shopping at Cabot

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Experience | Valley Fest 2019…

Last weekend we had our second festival experience of the year.  This time a local one, at Valley Fest just outside of Bristol.  Set in farmland over looking Chew Valley Lake the location was utterly magical, the lake and rolling Mendip hills behind. Valley Fest started back in 2014, and although I had heard of

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Interiors | Bathroom remodel, mood board…

After months of saving, and planning, this weekend we started with the remodel of the upstairs of our house.  We love where we live, although our house is still small, it is in a fantastic location in Bristol.  A short walk into the centre with lots of things on hand, activities, cinema, restaurants and more. 

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Travel | Bedruthan Hotel & Spa, Cornwall…

Fancy a hour long retreat in a beautiful garden in Cornwall?  Well, the Sensory Spa Garden at the Bedruthan Hotel & Spa is just what you need.  Last weekend, Dan and I were treated to a blissful morning, indulging in body scrubs, a sauna and hot tub in the sunshine. Bedruthan Hotel has been on

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Mid summer …..

This weekend we travelled to Cornwall to celebrate my birthday. Being a Cancerian, I love being by the sea, the light, the sound and of course swimming in the ocean. Food for the soul, right?  Last Saturday evening, we walked along the coastal path, and found a gorgeous wheat field, with magnificent views across the

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Beauty | Summer skin care – July…

This summer I’m looking to boost my skins GLOW. Drinking lots of water, eating my greens and exercising – all help to maintain a healthy complexion.  But I’m also wanting soft, glowing skin.  A golden shine.  I’m not one to sit in the sun, baking, for hours… preferring to get a light tan and add

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