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

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 that made… Read More

I’m sitting at my desk after a slightly frantic day trying to get everything sorted before going on holiday. Is it just me or do you ever feel that the amount you have to get done, sorted and organised before going away, almost justifies a mini-break to recover before your actual holiday?! Needless to say… Read More