East Cliff and Warren Country Park: One of the Most Beautiful Dog-friendly Beaches in England

One of our favourite places in England, where we return very often, is East Cliff and Warren Country Park in Folkestone, Kent. The charming little Warren beach is surrounded by beautiful coastal vegetation, through which a narrow path winds and from where you get a spectacular view of the sea and one of the three…

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Spring-like time around and within us

Who hasn’t spent long winter evenings snuggled under a blanket at home, watching a favourite TV show or reading a good book? The latest winter evenings for me were occupied with reading a magazine called Juno. I always look forward to a new issue, as it reminds me that a new season is coming. The…

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Winter morning wonderland in West Sussex

Whenever I see my friends sharing amazing photos of snowy mountains in the shining sun, I feel like getting in a car and driving straight there! For me, the autumn and winter in England merge into one long period that I nickname ‘Muddy and Moody’ – all those grey, rainy days merging so that one…

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Christmas at Hever Castle

When it comes to Christmas there are A LOT of events and cultural programmes to enjoy with your family. Unfortunately, of course, this season is quite different, for all of us. During December, we had some free days and we wanted to explore some nice places in Kent, as it is very close to our…

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Autumn colour walk in Ashdown Forest

Since the start of the second lockdown in the UK we have been increasingly on the lookout for nature spots and living in the countryside has definitely more options than living in big cities. We are incredibly lucky that right on the doorstep we have the outstanding natural beauty of the Ashdown Forest. Although it…

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Sompting Pumpkin Picking Patch

In the case of October festivities the first thing that comes to mind is Halloween and the various ‘spooktacular’ events filling our diaries. These could be children’s activities or charity events such as the All Dogs Matter Halloween Walk, a popular annual event in London. Another must-do October activity is pumpkin picking. Living in West…

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In the Daisy Field

It has been a long time since my husband Jacob lived in the county of Hertfordshire, in the small town of Ware, surrounded by lovely English countryside. When I moved with Jacob to start our new life in London, I brought my very old Labrador, Orion, with me so we would frequently escape from the…

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