Esra and I spent our first Christmas together in Chicago. Our second Christmas was the first Christmas we had spent in our new home in the UK. This Christmas (technically our third together) is our FIRST Christmas as Mr & Mrs! I have a couple of other friends who are also celebrating their first Christmas […]
Just the other side of the Dorset border, stepping into Somerset sits the town of Frome. If you want to appear in ‘the know’ although spelled Frome it is pronounced Froom, I was ably corrected by my hairdresser Sam when I told her where I was planning to go.
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 […]