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Why Imitation is NOT the Sincerest Form of Flattery

November 16, 2018

Ohhhhhh Kaayyyyyy. My sleeves are rolled up, my sassy pants are on and Im going to be telling it like it is. Im going to be to the point, and direct. Ready? If you copy someones work, you are a knob. The end. Ok so maybe that is a little too short and sweet, (or not sweet), but I hope it gets my point across…

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The Most Magical Holiday in Lapland

November 13, 2018

Don’t hate me, its a Christmas post of sorts….But also a dream destination we ticked off so thats acceptable right? We also went nine years ago so I apologise, the picture quality is not the best) The entire scene was set. The boys had sat with me up the dining table, their excited faces reflected in the glass baubles of the Christmas tree. The twinkling…

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Ethical, Natural, Green Beauty – Sharing Information and Learning

November 11, 2018

A short and sweet post from me today, looking for feedback and just informing you of a new category coming to the blog, (oh and telling you about a giveaway Im running). I know a few of you have missed my product posts and reviews, so I think those people may enjoy this little snippet. I stopped doing lots of product reviews here on the…

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Re-launch of The George and Dragon, Epping, Essex

November 8, 2018

Its no secret, I love food. I love going out for dinner, and the whole social aspect of eating with people. I also love discovering new restaurants in Essex that can go on my list of paces to eat. I have a few pet hates when it comes to restaurants, so I am known to be a little fussy. Not gonna lie. The George and…

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Inexpensive Things To Do While In Lagos, The Algarve For A day

November 6, 2018

Arriving in Lagos town in the Algarve was not something that I planned to do with frizzy hair, shoes so wet that they squelched and my summer outfit soaked through. But, that was what nature and its un-forecast rain had in store for us. Who were we to argue! Stepping off the bus that we had taken from where we were staying in Praia Da…

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A Walking Tour of Kensington, London

October 30, 2018

I have a huge love affair with London. It has always help a magical attraction for me. My family are from London, so I have always been brought up to the City from a young age, and Nik and I have always done so with our own sons. I am lucky to live just 20 minutes by train from the centre of it, and no…

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What are Your Bad Days Trying to Tell You?

October 28, 2018

Ok, buckle up people. This is one of those posts that I start writing, never knowing if Im going to hit publish on it, but feel the need to get my thoughts out. Im not sure myself where its going to take us, but all I can tell you is that Im writing it in full flow. The words are tumbling out and my fat…

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A Smugglers Haunt – The Mermaid Inn, Rye, East Sussex

October 25, 2018

Ok, so my next Hotel for freak week takes us into Rye, East Sussex. I adore Rye. Its one of my favourite places in the UK, and I wrote a full post on our visit there early last year, (you can read that in this post, Walking The Cobbles in Rye, East Sussex). Steeped in history, Rye has a long history and past with smugglers…

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Ghostly Goings On – Red Lion Hotel, Essex

October 23, 2018

Something a little different, and a little fun for  the week leading up to Halloween. Wooo hoooooooo (thats my scary ghost noise) I thought I would do a freak week this week, detailing Ghostly Going’s on, with things that may go bump in the night…….I have always wanted to stay in a creepy, haunted hotel or house. I love ghost hunting and all the scariness…

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Im Kerry, a UK based blogger, floundering my way through my 40's. I mostly blog about travel and lifestyle, but as a lover of life, you could find any snippets of my life and loves

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