Brittany: Tales from the Chicken Coop

A Holiday in Brittany We’ve just returned from our family holiday to Brittany. We stayed one mile from a quaint town called Cancale located on the North Brittany coast, a great spot if you want to explore beyond Normandy yet not rack up too many péage miles with small children in tow. Quirky Accommodation I’d […]

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Review: Latitude Festival 2017

Henham Park yet again provided the backdrop for a truly awesome weekend as we returned five years later to one of the UK’s most eclectic and immersive festival experiences – Latitude 2017. Latitude 2017 in a Nutshell The 1975 gave a phenomenal debut headline performance on Friday night. Mumford and Sons and their Gentlemen of […]

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Things NOT to miss at Latitude 2017

I’ve been body-popping in front of the bathroom mirror today because I’ve just discovered we have tickets to review Latitude Festival next week. Starting next Thursday 13th July until 16th July and set in the stunning grounds of Henham Park, Suffolk. I’ve been to Latitude a few times in the past, for work and pleasure, […]

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Review: Norfolk & Norwich Festival 2017

Norfolk & Norwich Festival Fri 12 – Sun 28 May Every May the Norfolk & Norfolk Festival transforms our fine city with an absurdly imaginative and vibrant collection of creative experiences and performances from both local and globally acclaimed talent. At this year’s Festival you could have seen and taken part in all manner of […]

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15 ‘Best’ Things to Do in Aldeburgh

Our recent trip to Aldeburgh reconfirmed just how lucky we are to have so many coastline hotspots and charming seaside towns on our doorstep. Here in Norfolk, a trip to the coast always feels like we’ve managed to ‘get away from it all’, very quickly. Although we’re loyal friends to neighbouring Aldeburgh, there are certain things we […]

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A Buddhist Silent Retreat in Northern India

For less than £100, you can spend 10 days on a meditation retreat in Northern India at the Tushita Institute, located a short distance from the Dalia Lama’s residence in Dharamsala. This was by far the most beneficial thing I’ve ever done for my mind and soul. In 2013, I spent five months travelling around […]

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Get lost in Bangkok

When visiting Bangkok, on your first day I’d thoroughly recommend not having a plan and instead, do as I did a couple of years ago: Get absurdly lost and find the best things by chance. You won’t be able to avoid bumping into China Town, where you can feast on char siu bao, crab and shrimp […]

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An Insider’s Guide to Malta

Although I was born and raised in the East of England, and with ancestral roots in both Scotland and Sicily, more often than not I feel the most connected to my Maltese heritage. So with holiday-booking season upon us, it feels like a good time to share with you my insider’s guide to the beautiful island of Malta. With over […]

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My First Sober Rave: Dance of the Phoenix in Bristol

31 December at 8:00pm – 2:00am St Michaels Parish Hall, Park Lane, Bristol, BS2 8BE On 31 December I went along to my first sober rave. Often I find this particular night in the calendar absurdly disappointing but this was literally the best thing I’ve ever done on New Year’s Eve. The rise of booze-free events began just […]

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