Blood orange caipirinhas

Blood orange caipirinha

If there’s one thing that gives me real Instagram-envy, it’s America’s blood orange season.

Every year they look so good, and you only seem to find them over here as an occasional treat. Well, no more!

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When in Rome, take a lot of photos

Okay, who else is fed up with the gross weather? It’s so bad that, to quote James, ‘outside can do one’.

I hope it’s not too bad wherever you’re reading this, and you have some good wellies to splash around in.

Colosseum, Rome

To warm us all up a bit, I thought I’d share some photos from my trip to Rome in September – and remind myself that sunshine DOES exist.

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Winter moods

I am a summer person.

I need to be warm, and I love to sit out in the garden with a good book and a strawberry cider after work.

But I don’t completely hate winter. There’s always something nice about getting bundled up in a coat, scarf, gloves and hat (if you can risk the hat hair).

Here’s a few nice winter-y type things I’ve found and put together over on my Pinterest:



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Benington Chilli Festival

On the recent bank holiday weekend I went home to visit my parents, and headed down to my village’s annual chilli festival.

Benington Lordship

As someone who really loves her chillies, I was totally in my element. There were so many stalls exhibiting crazy fiery products, and I had no idea where to start.

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Photos from Gibraltar, my southern second home

I’m finally getting around to posting some of my Gibraltar photos, and this holiday already feels like a lifetime ago!

I can’t believe how much Gibraltar has been in the news recently, but I’m not about to get into current issues.

Here are some of my favourite shots from my trip, taken on an Olympus OM-30.

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