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    Four Seasons Afternoon Tea | The Burlington

    Park Lane is a beautiful place to while away an afternoon, especially when a stand filled with Four Seasons Afternoon Tea delicacies has been gently placed before you. Disclosure: we were guests of the Four Seasons Hotel, but all my musings are very much original.

    Four Seasons Afternoon Tea

    Inspired by the historic halls of the world-famous arcade, Executive Pastry Chef David Oliver has created five bespoke pastries that take you on a sensorial journey, mirroring the visual experience you would have through the jewellery, watch, fragrance, fashion, beauty and housewares boutiques of Burlington Arcade.

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    Stonehenge visiting and revisiting expectations – Travel Linkup

    Stonehenge: ancient mystical sandstone bastions of Druidic history or just old pile of rocks near a motorway that English Heritage charge to visit – what are your expectations?
     
    Visiting Stonehenge
     
    My first introduction was 10+ years ago – I’d just moved to the UK and for my first Christmas as an expat as my work was closed for the festive period, so I decided to spend 10 days in exploring Bath and the Wiltshire countryside.

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    The Laura Ashley Iliffe Hotel – An Afternoon Tea Fuelled UK Staycation

    Sometimes in this life, you just need to stand still, take stock and appreciate elegant simplicity with a couple of friends. Our stay at the Laura Ashley Iliffe hotel was just that – an overnight that was beautifully easy. Disclosure: we were guests of Laura Ashley but all cheesily posed photos and musings are very much my own. Where to stay in Coventry

    Where to stay in Coventry

    I adore staycations. (Goodness knows I’ve written about many here, and I’m sure I will do so.) where to stay in Coventry

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    10 things I have to do in Autumn

    Autumn – Fall, Oсень, Herbst, Automne or Jesień is unconditionally my favourite season of the year. Rust-hued leaves twirling to the ground, blue skies with a crisp feel to the air and the best excuse to lay a crackling fire. And, there 10 things that I have to do in autumn without fail every single time we complete a rotation around the sun. 

    10 things I have to do in Autumn Adventures of a London Kiwi

    Spring is a welcome relief to winter, but festooned with allergy-causing pollen; summer is normally disappointing or hot and smelly, and winter is icy. Nah. Autumn all the way.

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    Hever Castle – Childhood home of Anne Boleyn

    Forget snow-white steeds tossing their manes and knights in chain mail, baring swords. All the modern princess of today needs is a train ticket, a great friend with exquisite taste in music and a glass of bubbly in the sunshine. Disclaimer: we were guests of Hever Castle.

    Hever Castle Kent England

    Leaving London quickly behind (it’s only a 40-minute train ride, the perfect day trip from London Bridge Station.) 

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