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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After Liams army pass out parade a few weeks ago in Yorkshire, and after we spent an amazing night at the Ox Pasture Hall Hotel in Scarborough, we spent his week off bumbling about and visiting nice bits of the UK. We first drove from the hotel in Scarborough to York to spend the day in the beautiful city and stroll around the shops. The gothic cathedral is stunning, and it was a glorious sunny day. We stopped to have food…

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After celebrating Liam’s pass out parade in Catterick up in Yorkshire, we decided to make a nice weekend of it. We were invited to stay at the Ox Pasture Hall Hotel for the night in one of their suites, which was perfect for a nice relaxing one night stay for the two of us. It’s located just outside of Scarborough, which was a little bit of a drive from Catterick but worth the journey!  Hotel It’s a luxury country house hotel,…

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