A few weeks ago we were lucky enough to visit The Clock House restaurant in Ripley (formerly Drakes) for a gourmet mini-break. I’ve been wanting to visit for a long time as have heard such great things about the food and the restaurant, which was last week awarded a well-deserved Michelin star. We stayed next… Read More

And here we are again at the start of another month. Autumn is a time of year that I normally adore, but I have to confess that this year I’m finding it slightly less exciting. I think it’s because the summer was a little disappointing weather-wise and September, which can so often be glorious, was… Read More

I’ve been waiting for a while now to share some more Dorset room tours with you. For months we have been stuck in that limbo, when rooms are almost finished, but just not quite. It’s often hard to keep the momentum going (lack of time or lack of funds), so it’s taken us longer than… Read More

When I first started the blog back in 2010 I had a series called Creative Spotlight, where a featured Q&As with creatives that I admire. I was lucky enough to interview people ranging from Pearl Lowe to Jessica Zoob, but as property development work took over, I didn’t have time to continue the series. I… Read More

And here we are again…saying goodbye to one month and hello to another. We are now transitioning into my favourite time of the year – and that’s not just because it’s my birthday this month, I love September for many reasons! More of that later, but for now I want to remember the moments┬áthat made… Read More