Southwell Ploughing Match and Show 2015 – A First Class Winner!

A little introduction… This year the annual Southwell Ploughing Match was held on the Sherbrooke Family Estate in Oxton Village, which is situated near Southwell. The Sherbrooke family acquired the land in the mid – 1500’s; since then they have lived and farmed around the village for generations and continue to do so. Since 1929, Saturday’s … More Southwell Ploughing Match and Show 2015 – A First Class Winner!

Clumber Park Festival of Food and Drink 2015 – For those who are as passionate about good food and celebrity chefs (Part 2/2)

John Torode… There is only one thing for it – let’s begin with John Torode, who for me was the star of the show. I have to say he is without a doubt the funniest, most personable guy that I have had the pleasure of meeting in a long time. This is the second time … More Clumber Park Festival of Food and Drink 2015 – For those who are as passionate about good food and celebrity chefs (Part 2/2)

Clumber Park Festival of Food and Drink 2015 – (Part 1/2)

I know, I know; another Food and drink festival I hear you say! I just can’t seem to keep away from them, but do you know what? I really do have the most amazing time at these types of events. I honestly believe that the relaxed atmosphere and thoroughly enjoyable moments are infectious and that’s … More Clumber Park Festival of Food and Drink 2015 – (Part 1/2)

Meeting Gem London (as seen in asos) – Jewellery Heaven

A new discovery… After having received an invitation to attend the “Gem London Jewellery” pop-up in Nottingham, I immediately began researching their wonderful range of fine jewels which can be found on and purchased from Asos – the extremely popular on-line fashion and beauty store. I was impressed immediately by Gem’s stunning collection which comprises … More Meeting Gem London (as seen in asos) – Jewellery Heaven

Three deliciously warming meals for the colder months…

Hello again, Brrrrrr….where’s the summer gone? I am in love with autumn (as you may have already guessed). I love the colours, the cosy jumpers, pumpkins, conkers, Halloween and country walks but there is no denying it; since we have made that transition out of summer, the temperature has certainly dropped a degree or two. … More Three deliciously warming meals for the colder months…