Bonjour friends! Hope you're all well, and safe from the snow if you're in the States! Apparently the storm is making its way across to us in the UK now.... but will be rain by the time it hits. Excellent! Wouldn't expect anything else 🙂 Today has been a very satisfying Sunday. Started off with a… Continue reading Sunday Strolls and Two Training Diaries
Our first full week back at work has been and gone in a heartbeat; and now here we are in the midst of a typical British autumn day....rainy and cold. Lovely! Last weekend; both me and James had a craving for some nice lunch and cake. In need of shaking ourselves out of the 'back… Continue reading Lunching at Rosie’s
You may have heard of the cat cafe craze which is incredibly popular in Japan; where living space is so limited that having pets at home is just not an option. You go to a cafe and sip your coffee surrounded by feline friends who you can stroke and play with; a perfect way to… Continue reading Cats, Cats, Everywhere
Last Friday was my birthday (my last as a Miss!) so we headed up to Kielder for a much needed weekend retreat. On Friday evening we had tickets booked for Kielder Observatory. This has been on my bucket list for some time, and it didn't disappoint. Sat beneath the largest area of protected dark sky… Continue reading Kielder Birthday Adventures
Ahhh, Sunday. The day of the week reserved for sitting around in your pyjamas, drinking tea and keeping warm by the fire (as I am now). Bliss 🙂 Yesterday we had a bit of a date afternoon - 'Saturdate' as it has been coined in our house. I know, I know - we're too cool.… Continue reading Films and Cocktails
Today, James and I went out for some lunch with his parents, sister and brother-in-law and their little boys. The destination was the Milkhope Centre on the Blagdon Estate in Northumberland; only a 15 minute drive from our our house and, again, a place I never knew existed. Exploring the local area in 2015: check! We… Continue reading Living Local: The Milkhope Centre and Blagdon Farm Shop
We've been living in Newcastle for almost 3 years now; and we have fallen into that predictable habit of not getting to know the city that sits right on your doorstep. A few months ago, while we were out for a couple of drinks; we started talking about the amount of things there are to… Continue reading Sunday is Funday in Newcastle Town!