Everyone needs a break

Everyone needs a break

The last few years have been very busy for Mr B and I, after moving to London we bought our first flat (which needed a total renovation), introduced Flo to our lives and got married, so it’s fair to say that holidays have been low on the priority list. Yes, there have been short breaks but until our honeymoon we hadn’t taken longer a week off work since 2012. Upon our return in early January we decided that the only way to avoid the combined wedding / holiday blues was to plan another holiday. We both found leaving Flo in kennels difficult so we opted to stay in the UK so that Flo could join us on our next adventure and we debated locations until we read an article about Scotland and the North Coast 500 (https://www.northcoast500.com), immediately we knew that was where we wanted to go. Dates were chosen to coincide with our kitchen refit and a campervan was booked through (http://www.bongoholidays.co.uk/). With the route chosen we were ready to go. Read more

West Norwood / Tulse Hill

West Norwood / Tulse Hill

Still in the early stages of gentrification, the proximity to Crystal Palace and West Dulwich makes West Norwood very appealing to young professionals seeking well priced property. We had passed through on many occasions to shop at B&Q and with each trip we had noticed that change was definitely afoot so it was time to check it out in further detail. Read more

The lure of home

The lure of home

A favourite question amongst friends and family to both myself and Mr B is always “When do you think you’ll come home to Wales?” The reply remains a constant “I’m not sure”. For whilst I can’t deny the low house prices are a huge attraction, along with easy access to both beaches and the countryside, now doesn’t feel like the right time to return. Yet every few months as we trundle down the M4 for a visit my heart strings start to pull and we finding ask ourselves the same question.   Read more