Picture the scene: cobbled streets, quirky buildings, 2000 years of history, a huge cathedral, a river, lots of pubs, restaurants, shops.... My husband and I chose York for a romantic four day mini-break because I have always wanted to go there (and he likes to keep me happy) - a decision we did not regret. … Continue reading 5 things to do in York, UK
A long weekend in the Lincolnshire Wolds with dogs - great UK mini-break.
Hello, lovely readers! I hope you're having a splendid day, and 2018 is going well for you so far. Have you thought about what you'd like to achieve this year? Me, I want to read more and travel more and exercise more - the usual. Most of all, I want to write more. As well … Continue reading Happy New Year! + Mini-break in Bath
So... this weekend I went to Bath and Chawton House, home of Jane Austen... Bath is full of character and history - something my home town lacks. I am not a city person, and no building, no matter how historic, beautiful, or colourful, can please me in the same way that a mountain, lake, or … Continue reading My Jane Austen pilgrimmage