Life and Leisure

My little escapes from the everyday. Reviews, days out and mini adventures

An Experience, not just a meal – West Street Vineyard Essex
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An Experience, not just a meal – …

Food, good wine, great company. These are just some of my perfect ingredients for a happy life! Pair all of these with a beautiful location and a restaurant owner that has so much passion for these things it hurts, and…

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Its That Gin Thing at Tiptree, Essex
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Its That Gin Thing at Tiptree, …

Well, I was in all kinds of heaven in Tiptree, Essex recently. Id been invited by Visit Essex to go on a press trip, visiting Essex vineyards and breweries, to see what they had on offer in the way of…

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Finding My Style – Autumn Wish List
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Finding My Style – Autumn Wish List

Autumn is without doubt, my favourite season. Its also the season that for some reason, I actually enjoy clothes shopping for. All the tan, berry, greys and blacks are my kind of colours! I spoke over on twitter recently about…

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My Current Favourite Affordable Jewellery Items – The Silver Edit
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My Current Favourite Affordable Jewellery Items – …

I wrote a post a while back (you can read it here) detailing how I have recently re-discovered accessorising with jewellery and Im loving it. I have got a few new bits recently, so thought I would share some with…

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Accessorising with Eternal Collection
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Accessorising with Eternal Collection

You know some people just have that polished, ¬†finished look? They look effortlessly put together and stylish? Well, I have been trying hard to work out that wizardry, and I think I have sussed it. Its accessories. I look at…

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Do I even need a shoe wall in my life?
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Do I even need a shoe …

Just a quicky post from me today, Im needing opinions! I am very excited that I am about to start the renovation of what is currently my office, into my writing/blogging room! (Im not sure what it will then be…

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Investing in Classics for your wardrobe
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Investing in Classics for your wardrobe

First and foremost, I need to put it out there that I am a shoe and handbag demon. I have, since being a very, very small child, had an obsession with shoes and bags. As a child, my tiny feet…

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The Labworth -Canvey Island, Essex
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The Labworth -Canvey Island, Essex

Nik (my long suffering husband) and I decided at the end of last year that we would try a different restaurant each month that we have never been to. Unfortunately for our waistlines, we are both big foodies! To start…

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My Little touch of Luxury – Mulberry Scarf
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My Little touch of Luxury – Mulberry …

A much lusted after Mulberry scarf is finally mine

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