London calling, a City Break

Some thoughts on Arriving… Busy street hustlers and city slick talkers with an adorable cockney charm, everywhere, surrounding me like a thick smog. That’s right, I went to London, on a budget. Was I going to be pickpocketed like my foreboding auntie had warned? It had been that long since my last visit to London,Continue reading “London calling, a City Break”

Dinky Donuts by the Bay

A little trip to Cullercoats beach the other day with my daughter. I thought it was a good idea to take advantage of the beautiful spring like sunshine (albeit it being odd in February) and head to the coast line. Again I am so lucky to have this place practically on my doorstep. If you’reContinue reading “Dinky Donuts by the Bay”

A Beautiful Coastline in Tynemouth

Yesterday we went for a little stroll on Longsands beach in Tynemouth, it was absolutely freezing but beautiful all the same. We had some fish and chips first. We thought we’d make it a proper English day out. Then we stopped off at a little cafe on the beach called The View, I’d recommend itContinue reading “A Beautiful Coastline in Tynemouth”

Auburn and Teal Autumn Treats

As it’s Autumn, I am always in awe of firey colours and their contrasts. Although I’m not great with the chilly weather it is at least one positive of the changing season. I’ve been pampering myself, and spoiling myself with lots of treats this Autumn, getting ready for winter. I made my first attempt atContinue reading “Auburn and Teal Autumn Treats”