Lifestyle, Things I Love

Vintage Treasures – Going to an Antiques Auction!

"One man's Junk is another man's treasure" While our previous 1990's bungalow might not have had many old pieces (apart from that second hand table and chairs and a cast off 2 seater sofa that we inherited from our family when we first moved in and which were definitely not antiques 😦 ), it has… Continue reading Vintage Treasures – Going to an Antiques Auction!

Lifestyle, Travel

La Dolce Vita – Weekend in Rome

We got married in Rome in 1997 and so it will always have a special place in our hearts.  We have been back a number of times since then but until last weekend it had been eight years since our last visit... Weekend city breaks abroad have been few and far between for us over… Continue reading La Dolce Vita – Weekend in Rome

Country Life, Lifestyle

Country Life: Looking After our Wild Birds this Winter

With Christmas now behind us we could be forgiven for thinking that Spring and warmer weather is just around the corner.  Unfortunately, we still have January and February to get through before we can start to see the temperatures rise and the longer evenings come in.  In fact, I think these first two months of… Continue reading Country Life: Looking After our Wild Birds this Winter

Lifestyle

My Favourite Cookery Books (Part 1)

There is nothing I like more than sitting down with a cup of tea and a cookbook.. I have such a weakness for them that whenever I'm in a book shop, I will be instantly drawn to them and have bought many a book just for the one recipe in it which has caught my… Continue reading My Favourite Cookery Books (Part 1)