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Round the Garden

My 9 month old daughter loves listening to the nursery rhyme Round and Round the Garden. Her hands go straight in the air and she wiggles her body with a huge smile on her face. 141 more words


Morning Coffee at Luton Hoo

Just a stone’s throw from London, the impressive estate of Luton Hoo offers a chance to indulge in a spot of luxury. We’re talking spa, afternoon tea, fancy dinner, top notch hotel kind of luxury. 769 more words


Bluebells, Afternoon Tea and Rhinos

The Great British Summer and another May Bank holiday weekend is yet again on our doorsteps. According to the latest predictions, we are to ‘sizzle in highs of 33 C’, with expectations of hotter than normal temperatures over the coming months. 767 more words


Get Fit in Victorian Style - Play Croquet!

With just a few weeks to go until the tennis frenzy takes England over again at Wimbledon, I wanted to write about another game which was at one time even more popular than tennis (I know, it’s hard to believe!).  803 more words

Fitness & Health

Kentucky Derby Party


This past weekend I hosted my very first Kentucky Derby Party with my closest family and friends. I thought that this would be the perfect occasion/excuse to have a garden party as well as try a mint julep for the first time. 275 more words


The Sports Archives – Croquet: Not Just Golf with Hammers

Baseball, cricket, hockey…there are certainly quite a few sports that involve striking a ball or other small object with an elongated stick/club. Perhaps one of the more unique examples of these is… 517 more words

Sports Archives

Stream Of Consciousness Review: Heathers

  • Ryder.
  • I ride hard for Ryder. All day.
  • Slater.
  • Christian Slater is admittedly more of a mixed bag. Fantastic in Mr Robot though.
  • I don’t think any movie features croquet quite so heavily.
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