The Scarlet Hotel: 2 Days Off Grid

The Scarlet Hotel: 2 Days Off Grid

Ah, two days Off Grid. And I know that I’m grossly misusing the term “off grid” here, but it sounds exciting and dramatic …
The Colony Grill Room: Laid-Back Luxury Lunching

The Colony Grill Room: Laid-Back Luxury Lunching

I think – and I say this tentatively because there are so many beautiful hotels and brilliant restaurants in London – but I think that The …
Lime Wood Hotel: Spiders in Belstaff and Mice in McCartney

Lime Wood Hotel: Spiders in Belstaff and Mice in McCartney

Never before had I been in such dire need of a break. Avid readers will have heard me bang on about my desperation to …
Where I’d Go On Holiday, Right Now.

Where I’d Go On Holiday, Right Now.

If I didn’t have a house renovation happening (aka “the money pit”) and a baby about to emerge, then I would one hundred …
The Swan, The Weavers and The Waterbed.

The Swan, The Weavers and The Waterbed.

The wisdom behind hoisting a heavily pregnant woman up onto a narrow, high table that’s been fitted with a slippery water-filled mattress seemed …
Hotel Review: The Pig Near Bath

Hotel Review: The Pig Near Bath

I had the great pleasure of staying at the Pig Hotel near Bath, last weekend. It was a bit of an impromptu booking; I …
My Greek Holiday: The Kinsterna Hotel

My Greek Holiday: The Kinsterna Hotel

I’ve just returned from a wonderful week in the Peloponnese, a region of Greece that had previously escaped my attentions, despite having taken …
Castello di Casole: a Luxury Tuscan Disneyland.

Castello di Casole: a Luxury Tuscan Disneyland.

Ciao! I went on a little trip to Tuscany last month and it was wonderful. I hadn’t been to Tuscany for almost twenty …