Discovering Shropshire – NT Dudmaston – summer edition

Nice weather, not much time to plan and daughter’s friend staying for weekend made us choose Dudmaston. Mainly, because it’s local, but as well to see gardens in the sunshine. Tried to catch some dragonflies – but they move far too fast.  

Shropshire hills – other side of Long Mynd

You know we like walking and every time we have a chance we go for hills or other interesting landscapes. Last weekend we went to other side of Long Mynd, in case you don’t know it yet- Long Mynd is an upland area with many nice hills and valleys. The main part of it isRead more

naughty me, not writing as often as I should, too busy!

however in two weeks since last post I managed to squeeze in work (9 to 6!), trip to Ikea (and furniture assembly in same day!), daughters birthday and leaving primary. I am a busy bee. And I tend to neglect things and people who can manage without me. Even if I care, just never haveRead more

Spring-summer favourites in beauty.

For the times, when temperature goes up, it’s important to have beauty products, which go with it. My make-up goes down to minimum, but I start to experiment with colours. Here are some accidental buys (retail therapy 🙂 ), which turned into summer staples. Illamasqua Nail Varnish in Pink Raindrops – found it, when browsingRead more

Again in my favourite part of Wales. Pembrokeshire.

This time it was a working trip, joined an archaeological excavation at St Patrick’s Chapel. Mainly, because they found an early medieval cemetery in quite good condition, but as well because it was there. Whole excavation experience was an eye opener, difference between our approaches are staggering. Dig aside, being in this beautiful spot wasRead more

Lemon orzo pasta with chicken. Perfect sunny day meal.

Wanted to write today about beautiful place, but cooking got in the way, so I am going to share with you accidental discovery of perfect sunny day family meal. Starting with the chicken – if you are a small family (like mine), when you make a roast, there is always at least half of itRead more

What clothes will you pack for holidays in Pembrokeshire?

Depending on how do you want to spend your time, if like us, you are pretty active – you will need a functional wardrobe. But you don’t want to pack too many clothes. For me most important are walking boots, comfy trousers, hat and a sun cream!  However after a day of rambling countryside and coastlineRead more