Burford Cotswolds


You’ll remember that I recently attended the wedding of a good friend which was held in the picturesque Cotswolds.  I made time, the day before, to explore the beautiful medieval town of Burford.  A short 15 minute drive from our hotel we arrived at the main High Street.  What I was greeted with was a traditional Cotswold […]

A short break in the Cotswolds


At the end of last week I had the pleasure of staying in the picturesque Cotswolds.  Over three days I spent time exploring this gorgeous part of the UK, but my main reason for visiting was to attend the wedding of a close friend.  I had chosen to stay at the Wyck Hill House Hotel & […]

Cotswold Lavender


Is lavender natures healer? I absolutely love the smell of lavender, it is one of my favourite smells.  I’ve had lavender plants in my garden for three years now, pruning them each autumn and praying that they make it through the winter, which they have done so far.  If I am struggling to sleep, I […]

Stow-on-the-Wold


Can anything beat a day in the English countryside? #2 You’ll know from are these the first signs of Spring? and can anything beat a day in the English countryside? #1 that I love nothing more than spending the day in the English countryside, especially Warwickshire and Gloucestershire.  Having taken the day off on Monday to […]

Broadway in the Cotswolds


Can anything beat a day in the English countryside? On such a gorgeous sunny day, as today was, I couldn’t stay indoors and miss being under such lovely blue skies. If this was a summers day I’d be heading to the Cotswolds. So I seized the moment and headed out into the English countryside. I […]