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The Barn and ceanothus!

The ceanothus, which grows alongside the terrace in the gardens of our holiday cottage, The Barn, in Hampshire, has been quite spectacular this year, creating an azure haze along the front of our red-brick walled terrace. 14 more words

Holiday Cottage Near Winchester

Roses Galore!

Here at The Barn in Hampshire, UK, our roses come in all shapes, sizes and hues, ranging from papery, open cottage ramblers lasting just a day or two, to the more voluptuous and blousy English rose, as those produced by David Austen, which last a few days longer. 47 more words

Holiday Cottage Near Winchester

Fabulous Roses in Hampshire, UK!

June is definitely ‘bursting out all over’ in the gardens surrounding our holiday cottage in rural Hampshire!

The roses are currently in full bloom and it is a constant task to dead-head and keep them looking good – but well worth the effort, we think. 17 more words

Holiday Cottage Near Winchester

Elderflower cordial: a celebration of summer

Few things say summer’s here like the arrival of the first elderflowers. The vivid white of their blossoms, the vibrant green of their leaves and their deep, heady scent, bring with them the promise of warm, golden evenings and lazy summer picnics. 540 more words

St Jean D'Aulps

Should I or shouldn't I?

When I was growing up in Poland everyone was cycling. A bike was on top of the list of gifts we would get for the first communion. 554 more words


Taking the outdoors in and indoors out - what is this blog all about?

Hello and welcome to my blog. I have been toying with this idea for a while. Every time I have got some thoughts after an indoor cycling class I have just taught or a teaching experience I would love to share with my participants or fellow instructors, I find that FB is not always the best place to put anything too lengthy. 267 more words

Indoor Cycling

Auf Wiedersehen, Berlin

We went a little out of order for our last full day in Berlin. Today was the day we chose to do the full day tour with… 326 more words