On the last day of our short break to the cottage near Stratford upon Avon, we took a short drive to The Cotswolds. We drove through some gorgeous little villages, but the final destination was Bourton on the Water, which is a little village in Gloucestershire. I used to visit it when I was little with my parents, and I remember we used to visit the little miniature village and I used to play in the river in the summer.  Obviously…

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Liam came back from his first Army deployment on New Years Eve and I excitedly drove down to Gatwick airport to pick him up in preparation for our week ahead. We spent New Years Eve celebrating in Milton Keynes city centre and had a lovely steak dinner at Cafe Rouge and then went out to a few bars. The next day we drove to a little village called Charlecote near to Stratford Upon Avon, as we had booked a short break…

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Last weekend it was my friends birthday so a group of us got the train to Birmingham for a night out on the town. I had this night out in my diary for months yet for some reason didn’t consider the fact I had nothing to wear until the weekend before. So I went on a bit of a mad rush shopping trying to find something to wear, and I hated everything! I wanted something sparkly but everything fit me oddly…

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Back in May I won a competition on Facebook for afternoon tea for two at the Double Tree Hilton in Westminster, London. I took my friend Leonie with me and we booked a date in November so we could also go to visit the poppies at the Tower of London before it got removed. We went to Tower Hill first on the tube and it was so so busy, but we joined the crowds and eventually managed to peer over a…

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For the Halloween weekend I went up to Manchester with Terri to see our friend Alex who has recently moved there. We’d made plans to spend the day shopping in the city centre, and we then had a table booked for lunch, before we went on a night out dressed up for Halloween. The day mildly went to plan, although I didn’t get too much shopping done. But I’d never been to Manchester before (bit too far north for me) so…

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A few weekends ago Liam and I were lucky enough to go on one of the most perfect weekends ever courtesy of the lovely people at Bluestone Wales. After a (ridiculously) long journey to the far corner of south west Wales, we arrived late in the evening and were greeted and directed to our own little lodge in the resort. The Bluestone resort has a no car policy but they allow you to drop off your bags and then move the…

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