Country Pursuits

There is perhaps one annual event in our limited social calendar that feels more ‘country’ and more ‘Gloucestershire’ than any other: the Siddington Point to Point. A positive hymn to tweed, and a demonstration of the extraordinary British capacity to picnic in any weather, it’s a windy, muddy, messy, glorious way to spend an afternoon – if…

Sunny Sunday…

A lazy day in the sunshine….in November…. How bloody awesome has this recent sunny weather been? Two weekends now of sunny, warm, blue-skied heaven has meant autumn feels like the carefree, sun-filled season we’ve been waiting all summer for. Sunday dawned misty but warm, with sunlight streaking through the clouds… We pottered around the village for…

In vino veritas…

With the summer months, comes lovely long evenings sitting outside sharing a bottle of something fab. R is the main wine buyer for our family – and he errs on quality not quantity – which means we get to enjoy some lovely tipples. As winter fully gives way to spring, and the onset of summer,…