Travel | A Nordic Feast at the Southbank…

Shortly after Lou returned from Sweden, we took a trip to the Southbank centre, and enjoyed a Nordic Feast.  The food was cooked on open fires, and prepared with authentic regional ingredients.  Scandinavian chefs were joined by London chefs who had been on a foreign exchange-style visit to learn new skills, and discover a new

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Simple Living // Last minute food shopping…

It was one of those days.  Dan and I had back to back client meetings in Gloucestershire.  We were busy and focused on what our client needed from us, and was looking forward to a quiet evening at home, when suddenly a text comes through from Rufus’ school.  The text was reminding us to send

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Scenes from Sunday // a beach cook out…

What a gloriously sunny weekend.  November has really gotten off to a fabulous start with it’s crisp sunny days and cold nights. I love it!  Yesterday we decided to have ‘cook out’ and headed to a bay outside of Clevedon, on the river Severn. While the boys busied themselves climbing the rocks and discovering caves,

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Recipe // Sweet Potato and Lentil Polpette…

Many of you found the whole Instagram story of me making these yesterday hilarious!  Stupid auto correct, calling them polyester instead of polpettes! Honestly! Whilst others kindly ignored that, and asked for the recipe, which seems daft to me, as I made it up, but hey – here goes. These polpettes are super easy to

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Simple Living // Krups bean to cup…

A friend of mine from school owns Bristol’s best coffee place.  The scientific method he uses to extract the best flavour from his artisan coffee beans will boggle your mind.  My word he makes a good brew, something that has eluded us in our own home coffee making for years.  Until now.  We’ve recently purchased a

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