Vintage Christmas Fun

Angels, Santa Claus, baubles, glass, plates, brass bells… You name it. If it’s Christmassy, a bit retro or vintage then I am all over it. I’ve been scouring the local charity shops to find anything that fits those criteria for the trees this year. There’s something about Christmas and vintage that goes together so well……

Green Man Festival 2017

Last weekend, we packed up the Roomster and headed off for the Brecon Beacons and the Green Man Festival. Having won our tickets thanks to a random draw and this picture of Dexter as a baby: We’d packed all of the essentials: tent, sleeping bags, food, glow sticks, bubbles and Dexter’s ginormous soft elephant… The…

A Weekend Away in Wales

Wales is quickly becoming one of my favourite places to visit, particularly North Wales. Last weekend, we booked a couple of nights in a Travelodge in Llandudno and spent the time looking round Colwyn Bay, Rhos-on-Sea and Llandudno. The trip was completely funded from clothes we’d sold on eBay, given to us by Andrea (Grandma),…

Museo del Presepe: Nativity Scenes from Sardinia

In September, we visited Sardinia for our family holiday. Amidst the hot, dusty streets of the tiny Sardinian villages we visited, many of the churches were a welcome, cool balm to the dazzling sunshine. Imagine our surprise when we came across a church in Tempio Pausania filled with dozens of nativity scenes. Except, it turns…

Camping, Seaside and Sunshine

We returned last Friday¬†from our first proper holiday of the summer. And what a week we had! Finally, some proper sunshine to help us make the most of our week away. We went camping in Suffolk, at the Southwold Camping and Caravan Park. It’s not the most luxurious campsite around: the amenities are pretty basic…