2018 is probably the first year in a while that looks wide open for weekend plans and holidays. There’s only two weddings, a few family visits and trips to see friends in the diary so far! But with a [2019] wedding of our own to organise, I guess I’ve purposely not made many definite plans, just quite a lot of pondering during these grey January days. In theory, this should mean I’ll have plenty of time to enjoy doing things…

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2017 was an amazing year for me – James and I bought a house, moved to Woking (Surrey) and got engaged in Toulouse! We also went to three beautiful weddings and had a summer holiday in the Channel Islands. The only downside was that our weekends were so full, I didn’t really have much time to blog and what I did have to blog I was often filled with self-doubt about whether you’d find it…

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Next week we’ll have been in our house in Woking (Surrey) for six months! I can’t believe how quickly that time has gone. If you follow me on Instagram you’ll have probably seen a bit about the journey of moving away from London to just outside the M25 in Woking, but I wanted to share a bit more here to give a bit of background to a few likely posts coming up. James and I…

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I’ve got so much to share from the last few months, but whilst we’re in the swing of autumn I couldn’t wait to tell you about our trip to Winkworth Arboretum last week. It’s such a peaceful woodland walk with the most beautiful views, I couldn’t leave it until I’d got through all my posts in time order. I first saw Winkworth Arboretum on Timeout, it immediately went on to my 2016 wishlist but I ended up at Kew Gardens that year instead so…

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  Herm Island – August 2017 from Laura Pritchard on Vimeo. When you think of the Channel Islands, you probably don’t imagine clear turquoise waters and sparkling white sand. But if you’ve watched the video above, you’ll have seen a glimpse of what looks like a tropical paradise on the beautiful island of Herm. Just a short boat ride from St Peter Port in Guernsey, it’s ideal for a day trip or even just an…

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