Posts Categorized: Out and About

Out and About: Poppies at the Tower

For a while now Fi and I have both been harking on about doing more of the tourist things in and around London. We’ve both become guilty of ignoring the places closes to us. Silly I know, as we are both incredibly lucky to live where we do, so we really should make the most… Read more »

Out and About: The Peak District

For the past three years the youngest Evans sibling has been studying in Sheffield. This means that every October the rest of the Evans family have made the trip up to visit for birthday adventures, because any birthday must involve family. It’s the law. At least in our family anyway! In previous years we have… Read more »

Road Trip Essentials

This coming weekend we’re off to the Peak District for 21st birthday celebrations (alas not mine) and I cannot wait! It’s going to be an awesome weekend. One of the great things about having weekends away like this is that they start and end with a road trip – one of my favourite things. There’s… Read more »

Portugal by Numbers

    We’re now five days into our nine day trip and so far our holiday in the Algarve looks a little bit like this… 1 pancake brunch 3 long walks along the beach 1 lazy lunch at our favourite haunt 1 impressive shopping trip; 4 statement necklaces, 3 striped tops and 1 blanket/scarf 1… Read more »

Dreaming of Days in Portugal

Later this week I will be in Portugal and I just can’t wait. I need a holiday. Right. Now. Obviously at the moment this is all I can think about so I thought I’d channel some of that excitement and shape it into a Travel Tuesday post for you lovely people to read. Portugal really… Read more »

Running in London Town

Hands down one of the best ways to see and explore London Town is by running all over it and I love nothing more than heading out on to the Southbank for a run. Followed swiftly by a brunch of course! You get to see so much and if you choose the right time to go (Sunday… Read more »

Crystal Palace – Travel Tuesday

Following on from last week’s plans to share more local travel tips today I wanted to talk about another new London discovery. Crystal Palace. Before a couple of weeks ago I hadn’t been to Crystal Palace for years, it’s actually where my parents had their first house, but the only Crystal Palace I’ve been to is to… Read more »

Five Favourites: The Southbank, London

Happy Tuesday lovely people! Here in the UK we’ve just had a bank holiday so it’s especially hard going back to work today. Luckily there’s a Travel Tuesday link up to help us along the way. Let’s be honest, if I can’t go on a world trip then visiting places while sitting at my desk is… Read more »

Out and About: Exploring Chester

Our lovely friends Jo and Dan got married two weeks ago just outside Chester at the beautiful Rowton Hall Hotel. Having never been before it seemed like a genius idea to spend the weekend before the Monday wedding exploring Chester. Let’s be honest I love any excuse to have a mini break with the family! The weekend was jam-packed… Read more »