Travel // Les Coteaux, Vienne, France…

It is no secret that I have an unending love affair with France.  Yes, the love is strong. Everything, the food, the hill top villages, the brocante, the weather – all.  In love.  So when my pal, Justine of Harp Cottage, asked us to stay in her place in France – I squealed with delight!

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Travel // Nespresso at Cannes Festival…

There are many ‘stand-out’ moments in my blogging career, but nothing tops Cannes.  What a place, utterly magical, bonkers and beautiful in equal measures.  I was lucky to be invited by Nespresso to the Cannes Film Festival, to walk the red carpet and experience the glitz and glamour of this famous event.

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Travel // Kayaking in Brittany…

We went on our first ever family holiday with Charlie about a decade ago.  He was less than 6 months old, and we’d only driven about 90 minutes to a camp site on the Gower peninsula in South Wales.  We celebrated finally getting him to sleep with a glass(es) of wine, and dreamed of the future.  It

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Travel // Discover Southern Finistere, Brittany…

This was my first visit to Brittany.  I had always thought of it as very ‘English’, ‘a bit like Cornwall’ everyone said to me.  And in parts that is true, rugged coastline, and great beaches – but at it’s heart Brittany is French, really French, and I love it for that. Brittany is made up

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