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Not posted in over a week.
I've just had one of them weeks when you just don't feel like it and had enough.
So I thought I'd share one of my favourites from my campervan travels last year.
Hope to be feeling better soon.
It’s a wet and windy Friday this end - like much of the last few weeks - and we’re heading back to London tomorrow. Oh the temptation to hop back on a flight to a deserted Thai island...I’m so grateful to have been able to take January off. Bar a few projects here and there, it’s easily my quietest month of the year anyway and I’m learning to relish that rather than worry about it. I’d like to spend future January’s in the Southern Hemisphere. There’s so much pressure to seize the new year and be the ~ BeSt EvEr ~ when in reality it’s cold, dark and feels like one long Christmas hangover (literally and figuratively). I hated thNYE just gone and let midnight quietly pass without so much as a fizzle, let alone a bang (I did find time to whinge about terrible Craig David though...) I didn’t reflect on 2019, though it was the best year of my life. Overshadowed by the final week being the worst. Can we just collectively agree that February is *really* the start of the new year, and nobody likes January anyway? Oh and maybe tow the UK towards some sun or something? 🙏🏼☕️
71 2,06117 January, 2020
During the wet and windy weather we have been experiencing lately, it is a welcome reprieve to think of the summer ahead!
During a trip to the Isle of Wight, some of our Lymington summer school students enjoyed activities on the beach.
What a great way to practice English, teamwork and be active all at once!
Caernarfon Castle is recognised around the world as one of the greatest buildings of the Middle Ages.
This fortress-palace on the banks of the River Seiont is grouped with Edward I’s other castles at Conwy, Beaumaris and Harlech as a World Heritage Site. But for sheer scale and architectural drama Caernarfon stands alone.
Here Edward and his military architect Master James of St George erected a castle, town walls and a quay all at the same time. This gigantic building project eventually took 47 years and cost a staggering £25,000.
The castle was born out of bitter war with Welsh princes. So of course its immense curtain walls and daunting King’s Gate were designed to withstand assault. But the polygonal towers, eagle statues and multi-coloured masonry sent a more subtle message.
These echoed imperial Roman architecture, especially the walls of Constantinople. They also recalled the Welsh myth of Macsen Wledig, who dreamed of a great fort at the mouth of a river – ‘the fairest that man ever saw’. So Caernarfon is a castle of dreams. A legend brought to life. Even after 700 years it still stirs the imagination like no other Welsh castle.
If you are searching for a property near to this imposing castle get in touch
The Long Gallery at The Bishop’s Palace features portraits of 32 of the 60 Bishops of Bath and Wells - a title that does make me think of the Blackadder character to be honest but I’m sure they were nothing like that really 😂 Apparently the ceiling mouldings are made from papier mâché but I think it must be a superior version to the one we used to do at school using newspaper and paste! 🤔 Anyway, it’s such a lovely room and full of history - definitely worth a visit. Happy Friday! 🍃👋🍃💛🍃💫🍃
A signpost stands at a fork in the road.
Pointing in one direction, the sign says “Victory.”
Pointing in another direction, the sign says “Fulfillment.”
We must pick a direction.
Which one will we choose?
What’s this? Another non-food post? Yeah you are right. 🤔🤔🤔⠀
Don’t know if you have noticed, but I’ve been shaking up what I post... From day one I’ve posted what excited me and that was what I ate. I still love posting about the food I love.... but there are other things in life that I get excited about. We are mainly talking about travel and what I like to do when I’m not eating. I’ve felt a bit reserved about sharing those things here on this feed. ⠀
For example the other day I visited Charlton House which is run by @rgheritagetrust to hear a friend perform. After the concert I stuck around for a little look. Such an incredible house and gardens. Best part... had full run of the place... not a single person to photoshop out or wait for them to get out of the shot. ⠀
Big question is... should I stick to posting food or post about all the things that excite me. ⠀
Give me your thoughts in the comments down below 👇🏻👇🏻👇🏻 ⠀
⠀ #charltonhouse#greenwich ⠀
Det er sagt om den gamle katedralbyen York at ingen andre byer kan oppvise en så stor konsentrasjon av middelalderbygninger. Vi kan legge til at her finnes også rester i fleng etter romertiden, angelsaksisk tid, vikingtiden og normannertiden. Dessuten har York en praktfull gotisk middelalder-katedral, York Minster. Innenfor bymurene fra middelalderen finner du en eksepsjonelt godt bevart historisk bydel, som i år 2012 søkte om å bli oppført på Unescos liste over Verdensarven. York er et levende minne om uavbrutt bosetning gjennom mer enn to tusen år. Før du kommer inn i gamlebyen, må du forsere bymurer fra romertid via byporter fra middelalderen. Når du er inne i gamlebyen vil du, etterhvert som du nærmer deg katedralen York Minster, møte The Shambles. The Shambles er ikke en rockegruppe, men et middelalder-smug med skakke bindingsverkshus hvor slakterne drev sine virksomheter, med overheng i andre etasje. Mange av husene er fra perioden år 1350 til år 1475, og utgjør i verdenssammenheng ganske enestående bygningsmiljøer. Katedralen York Minster er et naturlig utgangspunkt for en rusletur i Yorks vakre gamleby. York Minster er orientert i retning vest-øst med fasade og inngangsparti mot vest, som sedvanen er. York Minster ligger nær det nordligste hjørnet i bymurene fra 1200-tallet, og gamlebyen ligger som en sigdformet halvsirkel rundt katedralen på sør-, øst- og vestsiden. Opprinnelig stod romerske bymurer rundt gamlebyen, men da vikingene tok byen i år 866, anla de jordvoller over murene og bygde tømmerpalisader oppå. #visityork#visityorkshire#reisdit#lovegreatbritain_no#visitengland#medievalarchitecture#visitgreatbritain#york#yorkminster#yorkminstercathedral#theshambles#theshamblesyork#historicyork#medieval#medievalyork
One of the most beautiful places in Wiltshire during Autumn, in my opinion! 🍂🍁⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Yesterday I went to @brownsbath for lunch with some of my favourite people - I had a gorg salmon fillet 😍🥗 Highly recommend if you’re in the area. Great vibe, good food and beautifullllll interior (you’re welcomed by a pianist playing a grand piano, what more could you want!) ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Happy Monday ❤️
67 85025 November, 2019
A suite to soak in ✨
After our day in the spa we headed to the Lady Jane Suite and we weren’t disappointed. Over two levels the newly refurbished room still retains the character of the hotel yet exudes comfort, it feels like you’re in a home away from home. See the walk through in ^^stories^^.
The hotel has 42 rooms, ranging from majestic four-posters to newly refurbished. Many thanks to Boringdon Hall Hotel (hosted stay).
The room also had Gaia spa amenities, which felt like the spa had continued into our room.
I always prefer a hotel room with a bath for added relaxation, how about you?! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Last day of work and then CHRISTMASSSSSSSS 😍 So have a nice, un-festive, photo of the beautiful Manor Hotel in Castle Combe 🏡⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
So looking forward to a couple of weeks away from work and focusing on my own business for once! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
For Christmas Day we’re staying at home and having all my grandparents round and my uncle ☺️⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Tell me you Christmas Day plans in the comments! 🎄