So, as I previously posted on Monday, I won a competition with Go Lakes Travel to go on a trip to the Lake District! We got to spend 3 nights at the amazing Waterhead boutique hotel, which included breakfast and a 3 course dinner. We had an absolutely amazing time! So here is a little bit about the first couple of days of our trip, and lots of photos too! We were really excited about finally reaching Ambleside after a long…

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*I’m away in the Lakes right now, but here’s a scheduled post* My best friend Leonie kindly bought me an afternoon tea voucher for my birthday (which was in July) and we finally got found to using it at the weekend! We picked to go to the Crooked House in Windsor, as it looked so charming and unique! It is a quintessential English tea room, in a little crooked timber-framed building. It’s actually leaning over! Very interesting. It was on the…

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Just two weeks ago I found out that I won an amazing competition with Go Lakes travel. The prize is an all expenses paid 3 night trip to the Lake District! I have never been before, so I’m very excited! I booked the first possible date for myself and my boyfriend Liam, so we’re leaving today! The competition is part of the ‘Drive Less, See More’ campaign, and Go Lakes were searching for a family and a couple willing to take…

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A couple of weekends ago, my Mum and I went down to the Cake and Bake show which was held at Earls Court in London. I was really looking forward to it, as I enjoyed my trip to Cake International early in the year, and I was anticipating it to be bigger and better than that! The exhibition was laid out rather awkwardly in the Earls Court Hall. It was in a bit of an odd shape, with some things scattered…

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As I mentioned to you last week, Royal Albert china is hosting a vintage themed afternoon tea tour in different places around London. I popped over to the one on Saturday on Kew Green with my Mum before we headed to the Cake and Bake Show. These are the coming dates and venues:  27th September: Soho Square 28th September: Fitzroy Square 5th October: Spitalfields The event is aimed at women who enjoy afternoon tea, quintessential English themes and vintage style. A…

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The weather at the weekend was so beautiful! This week seems to be a little glum, but at least winter isn’t here just yet. On Sunday I treated myself and my parents to a little afternoon out to Wing, near Leighton Buzzard. We went to The Queen’s Head, courtesy of www.groupon.co.uk/vouchers/restaurant/british/afternoon-tea, for an afternoon tea. The Queen’s Head is a 16th Century pub set in the picturesque Buckinghamshire village of Wing. They do a wide range of British pub meals, as…

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