Let’s go away: Winchester

Sod it, let’s go away!

Last minute trips are not usually something that I indulge in, as quite frankly I normally book around 12 weeks ahead for various trips, visits, activities, life chore weekends – which I often refer to as ‘time to potter about about’.

So out came the phone and before I could think my thumb was already hovering on the Airbnb app.

“Where shall we go?”…”Winchester!” I answered my own question. Continue reading

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I don’t do birthdays 

I like to celebrate.

That is a statement of fact and a personal mantra. Birthdays, Christmas, new jobs, babies, weddings, new friends, old friends, moving home, coming home, holidays you name it i’ll find a away to celebrate it. So as August approached I knew it was time to start planning. It wasn’t a milestone or an especially important one, but it was a birthday and it was our first together. On top of that, I am with the ultimate anti birthday individual on the planet. I have never met someone who takes such disinterest in the one day of the year you can be a tiny bit “me!” So I decided that he needed reeducating….with a week long birthday! Continue reading

Traveliscious: Oxford & back

So in my true style I went away for one weekend and *poof* all thoughts of writing fell out of my head as we wandered the streets of Oxford….in June!!! Unfortunately and clearly, the bad habit has continued since my return. So this is my “hello!” and an apology for falling off of the blog wagon since! I have made lots of other progress though and in my defense the blog is to chart the fight against boredom and so in theory I have won as I have been here, there, and everywhere with no time to sit and write anything! Continue reading