Another lady appeared in our household last year and she comes under the name of a Jaguar XJS. So now there’s more competition for Hannah and I (Laurie's daughter). The boy does love his cars, especially this one. So much so a bucket and cleaning kit came on holiday with us.
It’s not often you find somewhere in the world where you never want to leave. Somewhere you could imagine living one day or having a second home. Well for us it’s the Costa Brava Coastline and we can honestly say it’s one of the most romantic, gorgeous, unspoilt stretches of coast in Europe.
I organise a ski trip yearly for myself, my husband and a group of friends. It’s quite a task meeting everyone’s needs and it can also be a little overwhelming! Needing a little support last year, I booked through Alpine Generations.They were such a great help
Having grown up with an Austrian Grandmother, Austria has always been on the ‘Must Visit Soon’ list. But as I’m not much of a skier it has always been trumped by the temptation of sandy beaches and more exotic locations. That was until this summer
The planning of this holiday started with a friends villa in Javea, Costa Blanca in Spain. It was perfect for a family, where we could have space (two teenagers) and relax in its shabby-chic, homely environment.
This is the first time I have stayed on the beautiful Balearic island of Formentera and it completely stole my heart. You really feel like you’ve found something special within a day of landing. With its white sand, crystal clear blue sea, amazing food and great wine, why wouldn’t you love it?
It was my first visit to the Greek island of Mykonos and it didn't disappoint. I was there shooting a beauty editorial for a woman's magazine. I was lucky enough to be staying in a wonderful hotel – The Grand Villa Elia, part of the Myconian Villa Collection.
Dordogne has always been the epitome of the French countryside for me. With it’s dramatic sloping valleys, sunflower fields in abundance and medieval villages and hamlets built in to the rock faces, there’s a reason it makes the front cover of the Lonely Planet guide to France. It’s simply breathtaking.
Last year I went to Kefalonia and having had such a magical time there, I just had to share it with you. It was my honeymoon and after months which seemed to be taken up with real first world problems, like Hoi Sin or BBQ sauce for the duck parcels?
As first timers in Italy we wanted to fit in as much as possible and also get a truly authentic Italian experience. After pitching up outside an Italian café in Clapham with our Lonely Planet guide and highlighter at the ready, we caught the attention of a lovely Italian waitress who decided to share Italy’s best-kept secret with us…