I was recently invited to stay at Chicheley Hall, a gorgeous Grade I listed English country house just outside of Milton Keynes. The 18th century Baroque style mansion is home to 48 rooms, a restaurant and a bar all set within 80 acres of beautifully kept grounds. Its secluded countryside location offers the perfect respite from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Bedroom After checking in at reception we…

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Last month we went out for Gavin’s birthday dinner to a pub fairly local to us but one that we’d not been to before. The Wheatsheaf in Bow Brickhill is just outside of Milton Keynes and is part of the Heroic Pubs group who also run the Knife and Cleaver in Houghton Conquest, Bedfordshire. The pub underwent a substantial refurbishment last year and I was excited to visit after hearing…

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I’ve been so busy lately that last month I didn’t even get the chance to do a little Life in Instagram post for May! I’m also a bit late in doing it for June too, so here you go… In May I was busy enjoying the start of summer as we had some gorgeous sunny days which I spent going on bike rides and enjoying BBQ’s! I also went on…

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We can all struggle at times with home maintenance and DIY and since moving into my first home I’ve faced a few challenges myself. Home admin and paperwork can pile up, painting the damp patch on the bathroom ceiling is an undesirable task, and putting up those shelves I’ve been putting off for weeks never quite reaches the top of my to-do list. Whenever a daunting DIY task is on…

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I’ve always been a big fan of Ted Baker and I’ve been eyeing up their gorgeous watch collection for a while now. A watch isn’t always just about being purely functional; it’s also a fashion piece and the perfect accessory to personalise your look. Having a gorgeous watch adds the finishing touch to any outfit and that’s why I just love this Rose Gold Ted Baker watch that I was…

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I was recently invited to try out the trendy, nostalgic Cosy Club restaurant in Coventry. I’d tried out the Cosy Club in Stamford a few years ago and absolutely loved the food and the atmosphere, so I was really looking forward to visiting the Coventry branch! I’d never been to Coventry before, despite it only being 30 minutes away from me on the train from Milton Keynes, so it was…

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