London Jazz Festival

The city is alive with jazz  Once again, London’s Jazz Festival has been in full swing throughout the month of November and I was fortunate enough to experience some of it. The London Jazz Festival has been going since 1992 – thanks to the London Borough of Camden starting it off locally back in the […]

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Kensington Gardens

With just a few steps from Hyde Park, you’ll find yourself roaming around London’s Kensington Gardens, which used to be a deer park; yet even more sprawling masses of green space to soak up. Have a wander around Megan and Harry’s back yard, amongst the swans and tree lined pathways or sit amidst the squirrels […]

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Park Life: Hyde Park

When you live in a concrete jungle, you need an escape. Parks take you into another world, where you can pretend the traffic, trains and daily rat race don’t exist. Nature becomes more apparent and you might be tempted to get back in touch with it by laying in the grass, or snoozing under a […]

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Kew Gardens

Trees glorious trees, beautiful proud ducks, plenty of places to hide, a picnic lovers paradise and a floral feast. I’m talking about Kew Gardens, it was ‘blooming’ lovely last weekend, perfect for lazing or strolling. My second visit to Kew Gardens was a sunny and curious one – my last visit must have been well […]

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I Need A Staycation: The Only Way is Essex

I have to say, three sunny UK days in Southend-on-sea by the wonderful Essex coast really surprised me in a good way. What a cool place, and great atmosphere with a little bit of something for everyone. People and vibes Wow. I cannot even describe the crowds, it seemed like the entire world had decided […]

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Gyllyngvase Beach: Cornwall

It takes approximately 15 mins to walk from Falmouth town centre up to Gyllyngvase beach, Falmouth’s biggest beach, it’s an ‘up and then down hill’ walk, but a pleasant one in the summer. You can’t help but stop and admire the gardens of local residents, bursting with colour and vibrant flowers. You’d be forgiven for […]

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A Rainy Day in Dartmoor

Moody pictures from a rainy drive through Dartmoor. Dartmoor falls under Plymouth, and is known to most as one of the UK’s most beautiful expanses of landscape beauty. Driving along the scenic narrow roads, we passed Dartmoor prison,  I wondered if the inmates got to enjoy the views! Apparently the prison holds low category offenders […]

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Wandering around Winchester: England’s First Capital

When I arrived in the medieval town of Winchester I was greeted by a statue of the legendary King Alfred The Great, who had Winchester as  the capital of England throughout his reign. Winchester used to be the capital of England before London snatched the limelight around the 12th/13th century and took the royal mint with […]

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Medieval Meanderings: Warwick Castle

Built by William the conquerer in 1068 and still standing tall. The majority of of this attraction has been turned into a theme park for children, but the main tower is where you’ll see historic exhibitions of how things would have looked. The video below (not great I know, but it might give you an idea of […]

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