A few of my favourite things

A few of my favourite things #68

I haven't written one of these posts for a couple of weeks as I've been busy with my 12 Days of Christmas giveaways (you could still win a Slow Box, a mistletoe bracelet or a copy of my book of the year: The Displaced). But don't worry, that's not all I've been doing. Tis the… Continue reading A few of my favourite things #68

my life in photos - august 2016
Books, geekery, Jenson, Lifestyle, Parenthood

My life in photos: August 2016

Yep, it's September already. Autumn is nearly here and with it comes the countdown to my birthday and Christmas. But before start living the hygge life, let's wave summer goodbye with a look back at my August in photos. 1. I reviewed A Midsummer Night's Dream at Penlee Park Theatre 2. We found our new… Continue reading My life in photos: August 2016

Dinner at The Alverton, Truro
Books, Film, Jenson, Lifestyle, Parenthood

Friday Favourites #14

If you've been reading my blog for the last week or so you'd be forgiven for thinking I'm a bit of a social butterfly. Last week I had a mums' night out and me and Luke have managed two date nights in the space of four days. Woah! Nights out are like buses as a… Continue reading Friday Favourites #14

Dinner at The Alverton, Truro
Cornwall, Lifestyle

Exploring Cornwall: The Alverton, Truro

Last summer I was invited to The Alverton in Truro to sample their afternoon tea selection and it was a welcome treat, with Jenson a mere four weeks old. This summer I was invited back* to try an evening meal - and I was not disappointed. My mum came over to watch Jenson so we… Continue reading Exploring Cornwall: The Alverton, Truro

homemade cornish pasty

A round-up of Cornish favourites

I'm using this post as a referencing point for anyone looking for my Cornwall posts. I'll be adding to it as we visit new places. Got some tips? Leave a comment. This summer I want to get out and about a lot more in Cornwall. It was difficult last year with a newborn and this… Continue reading A round-up of Cornish favourites

National Cream Tea Day at The Alverton Hotel
Cornwall, Lifestyle

#NationalCreamTeaDay at The Alverton

I was very lucky to be invited to The Alverton, the only four-star hotel in Truro, to sample their afternoon tea* and Friday's National Cream Tea Day seemed like the perfect opportunity. I was able to bring a guest and thought I'd treat my mum to thank her for all the help since Jenson has… Continue reading #NationalCreamTeaDay at The Alverton