In December I went down to London for the day to have afternoon tea at The Wellesley Hotel which was noted best themed tea in the 2017 Afternoon Tea Awards. The Wellesley Hotel is situated in Knightsbridge and overlooks Hyde Park.  It has a lovely classic and welcoming feel. The entrance hall was beautifully decorated as we visited just before Christmas and very tasteful white lights and winter twigs.  The afternoon tea is served daily in the Jazz Lounge, with live piano music daily.  The Wellesley Hotel is said to have been one of Churchill’s favourite restaurants.  The jazz lounge is…

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Part of my personal goals this year is to concentrate on my happiness.  For far too long I have relied on others to make happy times but to be honest that really hasn’t worked out too well.  I need to grab my happiness and make it a priority.  One thing I have learnt over the past few months is that life is far too short and I need to be proactive in the adventures I have. It is too easy to allow others to take charge of your happiness and as a result your life is suddenly, without warning, not…

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Every week when you look on social media it will be full to the brim of posts saying the weekend is coming to a close and Monday has come around once again. I’m making an effort to love what happens in my life and that includes the dreaded Monday feeling. I looking to create a life in which I don’t dread the start of a new week and instead embrace all it has to offer. From now on I am embracing the good and not so good things that come in to my life. It’s something I wrote about here…

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Life right now is a little chaotic to say the least. When I wrote my post back in January about my goals for 2018 I never in a million years dreamt what would happen over the next two months. It really has been like a nightmare, all because somebody decided they wanted to hurt me. They just couldn’t let me get on with my life and when I met someone else they turned very nasty. All I know is they need to get some help as this isn’t normal behaviour and all I did was call them out about their…

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Source School vacations seem to come around constantly in the UK. This means that families from all over the country are left wondering what they can do to keep their kids entertained and happy in those days away from education, without breaking the bank.  While there are plenty of expensive ways to keep the youngsters busy out there, from going to the cinema, to buying tickets for a local theme park, the truth is that most of us simply don’t have the cash to spend on high-priced entertainment options. With that in mind, here are just a few inexpensive ways…

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