Even though Es and I have been married less than a year, we have agreed to make a concerted effort to work on our relationship. There is no such thing as a relationship which just happens, and the challenge in a marriage is to keep the romance alive. Despite what you may believe, relationships don’t […]
A pretty little National Trust village with chocolate box Cottages and Jane Austin views.
My 20-year-old daughter has come to live with us, so we decided a castle or monument may be too much of a culture shock for her first weekend visit. Given that the weather forecast was for beautiful sunshine and warm spring temperatures, we decided a trip to the seaside was in order.
It would be very remiss of me to write a blog about Dorset without extolling the virtues of my home town. Shaftesbury, memorable to many by the Hovis advert of the 1970’s created by the iconic producer and director, Sir Ridley Scott, better known for Thelma & Louise, Bladerunner and Gladiator. This advert forever earned Gold Hill […]