A stylish staycation with the Scaramanga Indy bag

A stylish staycation with the Scaramanga Indy bag

Lockdown has eased so we’ve been getting out and about and exploring our local area. For the moment, staying at home is the new going away.

I’ve been dragging Mr Jones around some lovely outdoor spots in East Sussex and the weather’s been perfect for it. We’re lucky that there’s loads to see and do in our area plus we live near the coast which is a massive bonus.

 

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Royal Brunei Airlines Review  – London to Brunei

Royal Brunei Airlines Review  – London to Brunei

Royal Brunei Airlines Review. My experience flying business class from London Heathrow to Brunei and the return journey in economy class on the B787 Dreamliner. Read on to see how my Royal Brunei Airlines flights in business and economy compared.

 

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Carmen at the Royal Opera House London

Carmen at the Royal Opera House London

I recently spent an evening of total captivation immersed in Carmen at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden. It was the Barrie Kosky production and it’s an opera I’ve always wanted to see performed professionally.

A bit of background, because I have a guilty little secret that relates. I used to be a thespian and tread the boards at our local amateur drama group. There was also an operatic group based at the theatre and I used to go and see their productions. It was there I saw Carmen for the first time and fell in love with the music and passion of Bizet’s best-known opera.

Since then it’s been a dream to see Carmen performed professionally. The dream came true at London’s Royal Opera House in Covent Garden. I really don’t know why I left it so long…

Barrie Kosky's Carmen at the Royal Opera House, London©2018-2019 ROH | Photographer: Bill Cooper

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Travelsphere Cares – Transforming lives through travel

Travelsphere Cares – Transforming lives through travel

The Good Food Show and Travelsphere Holidays beckoned again this year but this time with a winter twist. It’s good to dream of travel and indulge in some foodie treats to get through the dark winter months. A day out at the Good Food Show is the perfect antidote. But as well as indulging during the festive season it’s also a time to think about others and giving something back.

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I enjoyed the Big Kitchen antics, checked out the food stalls and met chef Tom Kerridge. More importantly, I learned how Travelsphere Cares transforms lives through travel and helps take care of people in the communities they visit.

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Reviewed The Wood Norton, Evesham – Luxury Cotswold Hotel

Reviewed The Wood Norton, Evesham – Luxury Cotswold Hotel

Long-haul adventures are always exciting but I love exploring the UK too. We’re lucky to have an amazing choice of unique destinations filled with history, Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, World Heritage sites and a quirky charm that only the UK can offer. This year has seen me exploring Ilfracombe and the craggy coasts of beautiful North Devon in south west England. I’ve also been somewhere I’ve wanted to visit for the longest time. The Cotswolds has eluded me until this year when I finally got to visit the area. We did it in style with a stay at The Wood Norton Hotel in Evesham a luxury Cotswold Hotel.

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