Tag: The Cotswolds

Location and Inspiration – and a jolly nice farm shop…

  This post will also appear on my author page. Late in 2015, we spent seven weeks road-tripping around the UK. By the end of November, we’d landed at a cottage on a farm just out of Chalford near Stroud in The… Read More

Britain: The Best of…

We’ve now been home for nearly 3 weeks, and have been back at work for a week. Before the holiday becomes a distant memory, here’s the round-up post. Miles travelled Around 3,000. Yep, that many. The poor map barely made it home… Read More

An Abbey, a visit to Broadway, and another Castle…

I’ll always remember my first proper day in England on that visit way back in September 1995. Aunt Anne and Uncle Tom took us across from Gloucester to the markets at Chepstow Racecourse. It was raining and we bought cockles with vinegar and… Read More

Westley Farm Cottage…

  Over the last couple of days, I’ve come to the realisation that I wasn’t meant to be a office and supermarket person. Instead, I’ve constructed this rather detailed fantasy life where I live in a charming cottage, fitted out with mismatching… Read More