Top of the Class at 45 Gin School


Belles Gin made at 45 Gin School Experience

There’s not much that will get me back to school but when there’s gin involved, now that’s another story. You can imagine my joy when I found out there is actually a gin school. Nestled in the Leicestershire countryside is 45 Gin School which is also home to Burleighs Dry London Gin. As soon as […]

Bill’s Restaurant – Leamington Spa


Bill's Restaurant Review, Leamington Spa

It’s no secret that if I’m not par taking in afternoon tea, you can find me enjoying a leisurely brunch. My latest find is Bill’s Restaurant. I visited the Leamington Spa venue with my friend Sarah a few weekends ago. We had such a wonderful time that I can’t stop telling everyone about it. Since […]

Happy 4th Birthday to Glamour in the County


Pink Champagne glasses

I’ve been enjoying a few glasses of bubbles in recognition of Glamour in the County’s 4th birthday whilst looking back over the past year. I’ve been lucky enough to have had another fabulous year of exciting discoveries and meeting new people with a shared passion for blogging and photography. Each year I have ambitions as […]

Motivational Monday – Let’s Explore


Motivational Monday - Explore new places

Motivational Monday – one word to motivate your month.  Schools out for summer and that means there’s more time to EXPLORE. Home or abroad there’s plenty to satisfy every taste. Remember when you were a child and the summer holiday seemed to go on forever and ever. Of course that’s due to children not having […]

Exploring Oundle in Northamptonshire


Oundle, Northamptonshire

It is no secret that my heart belongs to the Cotwolds, however a rival has come on the scene.  A couple of weekends ago we spent a gloriously sunny Saturday taking in the splendour of Oundle in Northamptonshire. With it’s golden stone you’d be forgiven for thinking you might well be in the Cotswolds. I […]

Review of Cafe Rouge in Birmingham


Cafe Rouge, Birmingham Mailbox

A few weekends ago I spent a leisurely Sunday afternoon, in Birmingham, with my friend Teresa. We had lunch at Cafe Rouge in the Birmingham Mailbox. It’s been many years since I ate at Cafe Rouge and so I was keen to see how things might have changed in that time. When we met the […]

Summer Playlist 2015


Summer playlist 2105

I was asked recently what music I’d downloaded lately and I was a bit unsure what to say. You see I’ll let you into a secret……up until two weeks ago I’d never downloaded music. I can hear the gasps now. Totally shocking I know. What era was I living in? I have to admit that […]