Travel Adventures · Vintage Love

Peninsula Barracks, Winchester

Question: What do you do with old military barracks when they are no longer needed to house soldiers and supplies? It’s an interesting question. Moving about as an army wife and digging into the history of each place we live, I’ve come to realise that the MoD lives in an endless cycle of building military… Continue reading Peninsula Barracks, Winchester

Life Outdoors · Travel Adventures

Walking Tour of Winchester

So… Winchester. Located in Hampshire, keeper of a rich history, former capital of ancient England. Home to a proud military heritage and incredibly photogenic to boot. Worth a look, right? I thought so. Hence our first day out exploring anywhere beyond our immediate local area in a long, long time involved a self guided walk… Continue reading Walking Tour of Winchester

Life Outdoors

Lock Down Walk: The Natural Beauty of Wiltshire ( Kind of)

I recently posted my travel wish list for 2021. I’m hopeful that I’ll be able to start making travel plans again soon, but for now we remain in lockdown. That means lots and lots of local lockdown walks. Try saying that quickly after a couple of generous gins. Luckily, I love walking. I’m out everyday… Continue reading Lock Down Walk: The Natural Beauty of Wiltshire ( Kind of)

Lifestyle

Spring Flowers & A Story from Estonia.

How are we all doing? I mean, really and truly, how are you doing? I hope everyone is managing to stay positive. It’s a challenge isn’t it? Every time we see the light at the end of the tunnel, circumstances shift just enough to block it. I don’t know about anyone else but it makes… Continue reading Spring Flowers & A Story from Estonia.

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Deployment: The Truth & The Future

Happy New Year ! Here’s to all the hopes and dreams of a fresh start. And thankfully so. Honestly, despite generally being a glass-half-full person, the back end of last year got me down. I avoided any major disasters and the dreaded COVID, but a handful of other things including restrictions on seeing people, issues… Continue reading Deployment: The Truth & The Future

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The Latest Thing I Love…Letters & Post Boxes.

First things first. Mail or post? Mail box or post box? Mail man or postman? It’s post, post box and postman or ‘postie’ for me. When we moved back to the UK from Germany the first time my son, having been born in Germany had no concept of post coming through the door. So fascinated… Continue reading The Latest Thing I Love…Letters & Post Boxes.