Hatherley Manor Hotel? They should call it HEAVENLY Manor Hotel! An unforgettable spa stay outside Gloucester.

I realize that I may have given in to _slight_ hyperbole in that title there, but once you hear about this trip you’ll know why I’m happy to be overly complimentary about Hatherley Manor. As you all know, @rockinblues and I got away to Bristol recently for a wonderful week away (and thank goodness we did! Lockdown 2 wasn’t far behind!) and that was super … Continue reading Hatherley Manor Hotel? They should call it HEAVENLY Manor Hotel! An unforgettable spa stay outside Gloucester.

“What a gert lush trip!” – a fabulous, snug week in Thornbury and Bristol, UK

I’ll answer your question first. Gert lush means something is really good in Bristolian – and now on to your second question… We had an amazing week away thank you 🙂 Lockdown restrictions have been all over the place here in the UK so it’s hard to know what you can/can’t do, who you can/can’t see etc. and we were getting a little nervous because … Continue reading “What a gert lush trip!” – a fabulous, snug week in Thornbury and Bristol, UK

Retreat East: Retreating to calm, comfortable, cosy climates in Suffolk

Any of you who know us, know that Andreea and I work our bottoms off. All. Day. Long. We really love our jobs and so every single day we like to get stuck in and be as productive as we possibly can – this has positives and negatives as you can assume. Positive: We’re well respected at work, neither of us is ever told we’re … Continue reading Retreat East: Retreating to calm, comfortable, cosy climates in Suffolk

Wivenhoe House Hotel and Lee Wick Farm: Getting away to our Alma Mater (and extra hot hot-tubs)

As lockdown has eased in the UK so many things have finally become feasible – as you saw from Andreea’s fantastic previous post we were itching to get away as soon as humanly possible. But one trip quickly snowballed into a few trips and a couple of weeks later we were due to go away again. We had actually been planning THIS trip since Christmas … Continue reading Wivenhoe House Hotel and Lee Wick Farm: Getting away to our Alma Mater (and extra hot hot-tubs)

Old Tinny – our very first tiny house experience in Stamford!

Last month, when lockdown restrictions eased in the UK (as in many places around the world), we decided to go on a weekend adventure not too far from home. We came across these wonderful cider huts about 40 minutes away from where we live, just outside Stamford. Even though we didn’t have time to get bored during lockdown because of our house move and our … Continue reading Old Tinny – our very first tiny house experience in Stamford!