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Top cottage ‘musts’ for relaxing…

Hi everyone, how was your bank holiday weekend? I hope you've had lots of fun and relaxed enough? I spent the last 11 days working hard with The Dogs Trust to organise their annual fun day event. The event is their biggest of the year across all centres to raise vital funds for the dogs… Continue reading Top cottage ‘musts’ for relaxing…

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My Country Cottage: Decor

Good morning! I’m so glad to be waking up to another day off, a day free to relax, explore, bake and cuddle my pets! Basically, a day to do whatever springs to mind. I think if I wasn’t an August baby, April going into May would be my favourite time of year due to all… Continue reading My Country Cottage: Decor

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Autumns in Oxford

It's that time in Oxford where we are stuck with a cold crispy breeze, the morning chill and desire to spend the rest of the winter tucked up in bed like a moomin along with the inability to be outside without a cosy knit or scarf! Truth be told, I look forward to this time… Continue reading Autumns in Oxford

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Once upon a time…

Before computers, phones, TV and even radio all we had to entertain ourselves with stories were books. Those magical little things that remain shut on a shelf just waiting to be opened and transport us to another realm, time or life. Books have gone through a period of transformation over the last 100 or so… Continue reading Once upon a time…

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Opera In The Park

I never used to like Opera. I found it loud, difficult to listen too and screechy. That was until I heard it live. A coupe of summers ago I worked for Opera Holland Park as something else to do in the evenings and meet some new people in London. After a few performances I realised… Continue reading Opera In The Park