South East adventure – day two

My room at the George Hotel in Rye is bijou but pretty perfect. The furniture is painted in a soothing blue, the bed is high and comfortable and the shelves are full of vintage, orange Penguin novels. There is also a comfortable bath which was an unexpected, joyful surprise. Nothing beats a soak before bed!… Continue reading South East adventure – day two

day one – Hever Castle and Sissinghurst Gardens

I am perfectly aware of how lackadaisical I have been with my posting... for months... and I could use the 'oh life has been so busy' excuse, but let's face it, everybody's life is busy... truth to be know I've lost my mojo for sharing stuff. I have been afflicted by a very 18th Century… Continue reading day one – Hever Castle and Sissinghurst Gardens

The Malverns, part 2 – Worcestershire Beacon circuit, (7km)

The irony of writing about all these gorgeous walks while I'm still pretty much stuck indoors with THE virus is wearing thin. I had so many plans for this unexpected spell of gorgeous weather... first class worries I know. But still. This second trip to the Malvern Hills is recent, and was totally unplanned. I… Continue reading The Malverns, part 2 – Worcestershire Beacon circuit, (7km)

The Malverns, part 1 – Black Hill to Whyche Cutting loop (approx 7.2km)

I am still self-isolating at home, longingly looking at the blue sky through a window that could do with being cleaned. I thought it might be a good idea - in a kind of masochistic way - to revisit some of the walks me and Murphy have done in the past few months... we always… Continue reading The Malverns, part 1 – Black Hill to Whyche Cutting loop (approx 7.2km)