Ye Olde Rose & Crown, Greenwich

After that bracing stroll through Greenwich Park with H the mischievous Miniature Schnauzer we had worked up a healthy appetite. A quick google search revealed the dog-friendly Ye Olde Rose & Crown as being almost at the gates to the park. Cosy & Comfy We were lucky enough to bag the last table and settled... Continue Reading →

down river to Greenwich, the home of time

Although world-famous for the Meridian Line, in Greenwich you'll find many other sights and attractions. The town is also home to the National Maritime Museum and the Old Royal Naval College.  The Cutty Sark has been beautifully restored following serious fire damage and is a must see. The Royal Observatory which is just a short... Continue Reading →

Saturday lunchtime treat at the Marquess

Almost hidden away in the depths of Canonbury near the New River Walk, the Marquess is one of those pubs that looks fairly unremarkable from the outside. Walk through the doors though and it's obvious this is no ordinary boozer. Decor is eclectic, there are plumped up comfy leather chairs, scrubbed tables with mis-matched chairs,... Continue Reading →

Time for an Autumn tidy

As Autumn is upon us it's time for a quick trip over to the cottage to pack away the summer furniture, tidy the garden, plant a new batch of spring bulbs and stock-up the log store. On Thursday we'll be heading down to Plymouth to catch the overnight sailing onboard the Pont Aven, Brittany Ferries... Continue Reading →

perfectly pint-sized patio

We spend endless hours lovingly tending the gardens at Kernolou, quite certainly disproportionate to the time we find to sit and relax there.  Conversely our pint-sized patio in London that we use on a daily basis has customarily received scant attention apart from the occasional watering, wash and brush-up. All change this year though. We've repaired and repainted the... Continue Reading →

Islington

Our London home is in Islington just moments from the Angel. The area is known as St Peter's, it's a leafy, quiet sort of place with a mix of rows of Georgian Terraces and the new high-rise luxury apartments springing up along the City Road.  These contrasting styles are complemented by the peace and tranquility... Continue Reading →

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