Travel // Artist Residence, Oxfordshire…

Last Friday, we left the boys with their Grandparents and travelled to the Cotswolds for an overnight treat at the newly opened Artist Residence hotel.  Passing through honey coloured villages in the traditional Cotswold stone we reached the village of South Leigh, Oxfordshire. The hotel is small and cosy, situated in a thatched country pub. 

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Travel // Sweden Part 1, Wanas Hotel and Sculpture Park…

Last month, I visited Skåne in southern Sweden along with a small group of other influencers – Sarah Akwisombe, Abi of These Four Walls and Kimberly of Swoon Worthy. The trip was hosted by Visit Sweden and Visit Skåne, with the aim to share the design aspects of this little discovered region of Sweden. I knew I would love Sweden, but

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Travel // The Sign of the Angel, Lacock..

Yesterday was my birthday, I was woken by three smiling faces, two hand made birthday cards, a bunch of pink peonies and a cup of tea in bed.  Bliss.  This is how birthdays look like when you are mama, well if you are lucky anyway.  No more waking with a hangover from too many tequila

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Travel // Expedition Morocco, The Beldi…

Landing, I was hit full blast with scent and heat of this ancient City. All feelings of apprehension faded as I walk the medieval medina with Emma, in search of her apartment. It was late, dark, but the souk was alive, full of busy, crazy, manic. I had always longed to visit this place, many

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Travel // Thyme Hotel with Mr & Mrs Smith…

Last month, Dan and I are were invited to spend 24 hours deep in the Cotswolds with Mr & Mrs Smith, the boutique hotel in question was the gorgeously stunning Thyme at  Southrop.  Driving through leafy lanes and pretty Farrow & Ball painted cottages, this part of the world is enchanting.  We couldn’t wait to start

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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?

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Beauty | Ren hot stone massage at the Montpellier Chapter…

Cheltenham is not my usual place to visit for a day trip, I normally prefer a train ride to Bath. But yesterday I took the 40min journey from Bristol temple meads to Cheltenham Spa.  The ride was easy, the walk from the train station to Montpellier Chapter hotel was even lovelier, discovering gorgeous Georgian houses

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Weekend Collected // Hotel stay and a safari…

This past weekend we had the opportunity to stay at the Bishopstrow Hotel & Spa near Warminster.  After school on Friday, we loaded up the car for our overnight stay and drove the hour south to Wiltshire. Arriving at the Hotel, Christmas was in full swing, with bejewelled trees in the entrance and swags flowing

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