Category: Lifestyle

These Covid Days: Chatsworth House & Gardens

These Covid Days: Chatsworth House & Gardens

Ah, Chatsworth. Our home from home. Not literally, obviously , but it is a place where I have spent many, many lovely…

First Art presents The Secret Picnic

First Art presents The Secret Picnic

At the beginning of September, I had the joy of self-isolating while we awaited the results of a Covid test that I…

The Wedding of Mr & Mrs Smith

The Wedding of Mr & Mrs Smith

I started this blog post the week after my sister, Kim, got married. In case you’re wondering, today is her first wedding…

The Secret Wishlist of a Geek

The Secret Wishlist of a Geek

I can’t quite believe that my next birthday is now one day away! I know I say this every year, but where…

East Ruston Vicarage Gardens

East Ruston Vicarage Gardens

In 2019, I was lucky enough to have a great many wonderful day trips and experiences. I took plenty of photographs and…

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Well, here we are. The start of a new year. Even better, the start of a new decade! Feels kind of monumental,…

2019: On Reflection

2019: On Reflection

New Year’s Eve, 2019. The bells have been rung, the fireworks watched, the children (and husband) are tucked up in bed and…

Heading Home || The 2019 Holiday Round-up

Heading Home || The 2019 Holiday Round-up

I’m writing this back on my living room sofa, after a glorious week away in the stunning Lake District with Mr M…

Lifestyle || A Magical Haul at Punnydukes, Matlock

Lifestyle || A Magical Haul at Punnydukes, Matlock

I first came across Punnydukes on Instagram and was immediately enamoured of their brightly-coloured, imaginative range of merchandise. Owned by Katie Abey…

A Hen Weekend at the Village Hotel, Nottingham

A Hen Weekend at the Village Hotel, Nottingham

Although my sister’s wedding is now less than one week away, I’m only just finding the time to write all about her…