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Anniversary getaway to Cornwall

We took a week away to celebrate our first anniversary. Ages ago, we thought we’d go to New York (I even found a little Brooklyn bolthole for us to stay) but boy-oh-boy am I glad we dropped that idea (Sandy. … Continue reading

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Ilse Crawford at The Crown

I’m pretty lucky that I get to review some really nice places for this blog and the latest place I got invited to stay at this weekend, The Crown in Amersham, wins hands-down as my favourite place so far. Hopefully, … Continue reading

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Weekend break in the Cotswolds

This weekend, R & I escaped to the Cotswolds. I was invited to stay at The Old Swan & Minster Mill, in the tiny village of Minster Lovell about half an hour or so from Oxford. And when I say tiny, … Continue reading

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Country break at The Stag & Huntsman with Hillbrooke Hotels

All things considered, this weekend really was the perfect sort of weekend for a mini-break. After a hot-and-bothered sort of week in London, R and I escaped off the M40 to blue skies and beating sun, only without the sweaty … Continue reading

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Mr & Mrs Smith getaway in Wedmore

You know it’s time for a break when you love to cook, but don’t have time to cook; when you stay up until 2am on consecutive nights working on very, very last minute newspaper deadlines that the editor wants, like, … Continue reading

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