St Michael’s Mount, Cornwall

I’ve always admired Mont St Michel in Normandy from afar. Images of the grand castle teetering on the top of the lush green mound, contrasting starkly with the sea, have always found and their way onto my travel Pinterest boards.

But until we visited Cornwall in July, I had never realised we had something similar right here in Britain. On our last full day in Cornwall, we set off to see it with our own eyes.


Recipe: Raspberry and Pistachio Friands

Macarons, friands, French fancies – while I haven’t got much of a sweet tooth, dainty little cakes are a guilty pleasure of mine. I love treating myself to pretty little morsels over coffee or after brunch, and most recently one of the traders at Altrincham Market – my favourite local brunch spot – has started… Continue reading Recipe: Raspberry and Pistachio Friands


Glamping in the Agafay Desert, Morocco

While in Morocco in November, we were keen to venture outside Marrakesh, but we didn’t want to travel too far as it was supposed to be a rare trip solely dedicated to relaxation. It being our first time in Africa, we decided to visit a desert of sorts, but soon realised the Sahara would have involved an ambitious 8 hour… Continue reading Glamping in the Agafay Desert, Morocco