DRINK: Finding the way to The Daneway…

Last time we went on a walk we were in actual fact trying to work out the route to the other pub in our village. That’s right people, we have a CHOICE of… Continue reading

COOK: The little red oven that could…

We have had to buy ALL the white goods in our kitchen. That’s a lot of white goods. And I decided I didn’t want them all to be white. So we spent a… Continue reading

EAT: Breakfast in bed…

We still have no curtains in our little house, which is fine because we’re not overlooked at all, but it does mean that when the sun has got his hat on and he… Continue reading

LOVE: Walking in the wilderness…

Living in the country goes hand-in-hand with country walks, but often it’s not possible to go on a really good walk without jumping in the car for five or ten minutes. We are… Continue reading

DRINK: Happy man…

Just a little glimpse of how happy Richard looked when he finally arrived from London to our little house. He messed with fire for a while… And then jumped into bed with a… Continue reading

THINK: The view from here…

There are so many things about this cottage that tick the boxes or criteria we laid out when we first started looking – working fireplace, period character, three bedrooms, garden, off-road parking, walking… Continue reading

EAT: I’m the fish man…

On Friday morning while I was pottering around in the dining room, a van pulled up outside and a nice, smiley man got out and wandered up the driveway to the dining room… Continue reading

SLEEP: A bedroom to linger in…

While most of the house remains empty as we wait for the rest of our furniture to arrive, (which isn’t happening till the end of April), we did manage to transform the bedroom… Continue reading

LOVE: Heart-shaped shells…

On Saturday night after all the unpacking and moving and sorting, Richard and I went out for supper at our local. We feasted on moules, burgers and seabass, and celebrated the feeling of… Continue reading

LIVE: Little surprises…

We finally got the keys to our adorable country cottage on Friday. R was working, so Mummy and I headed over there to unload our very packed car and get settled in. As… Continue reading

LOVE: Our little house in the country…

We finally found the perfect little country house to move to in May and welcome our first baby into the world. It’s quirky and full of character, with more than enough niggles to… Continue reading

EAT: The Cabbage Soup Diet…

About every two or three days, R will come home from work, via the supermarket and throw a bag of spinach down on the kitchen table. “I thought we could have this with… Continue reading