Lunch at Station Kitchen West Bay

on board the station kitchen west bay

All aboard! Grab a cup of tea folks, this is a bit of a long one. Full steam ahead, we are headed for a delightful lunch at the Station Kitchen in beautiful West Bay. West Bay Now to get the star struck element out of the way, some of you may recognise West Bay as somewhat […]

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Golden Autumn Beach Breakfast

Eating toast at the beach in a yellow coat

The Autumn has so far been golden and glorious. We decided to make the most of a particularly lovely Sunday and head to the ocean for a golden autumn beach breakfast. Dorset is awash with glorious spots to have a nibble; breakfast, brunch lunch or dinner. Take your pick! We donned our warmest Sowesters and Seasalt coats […]

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The Pig on the Beach; A seaside culinary delight

Sitting in my sun hat looking at the view of studland bay

The Pig on the beach in Studland Dorset, is just one of a group of outstanding culinary hotels here in the South of England. They generally refer to themselves as a “restaurant with rooms” as the culinary experience comes before everything else. That being said the accommodation is more then outstanding. From cosy shepherds huts to […]

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London; A Day in The Big Smoke

walking through Mayfair London with shopping bags

A pair of country mice recently packed up their Vuitton’s and headed to the big smoke for a day’s shopping. London was officially calling and we fancied ourselves as Town mice for a day.Why ever not. We arrived at the train station, with what seemed like the entire population of the town, but despite the […]

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Balearic Adventure: The Free Upgrade

smiling in my suite with the bathtub behind me

Everyone everywhere, no matter how old or young, rich or poor, whatever their walk of life, everyone wants to hear those magical words… Free Upgrade! So, several days into our Mallorca adventure we heard these magic words and were told that we were the chosen ones! We were being upgraded. To a rather tasty suite […]

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The Beach Club Revolution

Nikki Beach swimming pool Malloca

There’s only one thing nicer then the beach and that’s a beach club at the beach. The Beach club seems to be having a bit of a renaissance. It’s no longer reserved for private members, available only to the who’s who of the jet-set and providing you have 2 recommendations from existing members blah blah […]

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