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Category : Holiday

Christmas Weekend

Pheebs, Abel and I had our first Christmas open house at the weekend where we invited our friends and family to drop in for a glass of mulled wine and a mince pie. We were extremely pleased at the number of folks who dropped in and it was certainly a great way to catch up with everyone. We think this might turn into a regular yearly event but perhaps we’ll make less cakes and biscuits next time otherwise we’ll have […]

Cornwall 2012

Pheebs, Abel and I have just spent 2 weeks in Cornwall on holiday which was very pleasant and definitely beat sat at a desk working. We broke the holiday into two parts and the first week we spent exploring the St Ives area and stayed at the Gonwin Manor luxury cottages. We spent the majority of the time visiting the vast number of National Trust properties in the area as we had a family membership which allowed us free entry. […]

A Weekend in Rye

Pheebs, Abel and I escaped for a long weekend in Rye near the Harbour but did stop off on-route for a surprise visit to see Jim, Shireen and Veronica which I had no idea about. The cottage itself was very pleasant but in a little bit of a strange location. Still, it was very close to the beach and we did enjoy wandering around the vast empty beach with the sun shinning. We also managed to meet up with Ike, […]

A weekend in Fowey

Just spent a nice long weekend at the The Cormorant Hotel in Fowey, Cornwall with Pheebs. This is actually the hotel in which we got engaged at so it was quite nice to return to the scene of the crime so to speak. The view from any hotel room, the food and wine quality were just as good as I remembered. We even returned back to the Lost Gardens of Heligan which whilst is still a magical place, wasn’t quite […]