• Bodnant Garden in September

    I set out this year with joyful intentions of visiting National Trust Bodnant Garden every month. To watch the seasonal changes, take lovely photos and write about it on the blog. We had lovely visits in January and February, but…

  • A few days in the Yorkshire Dales

    I’ll be honest from the beginning, I’ve always been a York Moors girls. Living in York for 4 years, the Moors were a just on my doorstep and I got to know them pretty well. So visiting the Yorkshire Dales…

  • Travel Guide | Postcard from Durham

    When my niece moved to Durham to study music, I knew it would be the perfect opportunity to plan a spring trip to this lovely Northern city. My university years were spent in beautiful York studying medieval history, but I…

  • Travel Review | No 2 Ty Cerrig Cottage

    Cute holiday cottages have always been my thing. So imagine my joy when Mr Bond and I were invited to spend 2 nights at No 2 Ty Cerrig Cottage an idyllic North Wales cottage in the gorgeous village of Bryn…

  • Bodnant Garden in February

    Hello from National Trust Bodnant Garden on a windy February morning. I’m here with my camera and woolly mittens to bring you all the February highlights which I know you’re excited to see. You might be reading this because you…

  • Travel Guide | A few days in the Lake District

    Some places are just great all year round. Every season is different but just as beautiful. I’m talking about the English Lake District. Of course. And Hillthwaite might just be the perfect place to stay. We treated ourselves to a…

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