July 27, 2017

We had been recommended Chesters by the River by a few different people recently and so when we found ourselves up in The Lakes on the rainiest of rainy days, in need of some warm & cosy shelter, we thought we'd pay a visit.

In the prettiest of settings, the cafe s...

April 29, 2017

I actually did! John waited in the car with little M (who was fast asleep) while I jumped out to take some photographs! Then the next day we came back, as it was too nice an experience to rush and not share with them both.

I have had 3 blog posts half written sitti...

March 23, 2017

Allan Bank is nestled in the heart of the Cumbrian countryside. A home once occupied by Wordsworth himself and now lovingly cared for by the lovely folk at the National Trust, it sits just a short stroll up from Grasmere village centre, in a field surrounded by forest....

March 15, 2017

At the end of February, John took a week off to coincide with our bathroom refurb. We hadn't planned much and were imagining a quiet week at home (okay maybe not literally, given the decibel levels of power tools). The bathroom refurb was postponed to this week (very e...

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