Tag: escape the city

  • Llangollen in August

    Llangollen in August

    For this trip we went a little bit luxury and stayed in hotel!! Oooh! We stayed at The Hand hotel, right in the centre of town. It’s a little bit beaten up around the ages, but the rooms were clean and a full fry up each morning was definitely welcome!! We had a small crew […]

  • Boardmasters weekend

    Boardmasters weekend

    OMG – Boardmasters is a cool festival. Perched on the clifftop above Watergate Bay this has to be one of the most beautiful, dramatic, epic settings for a music festival. And we are going to be there (7th Aug 2020). Well, at least the Saturday. Which (in my opinion) has the BEST lineup; Kings of […]

  • ‘Doing a season’

    ‘Doing a season’

    Sounds easy doesn’t it! And now you get paid properly it’s a really great option to do either before you get started or as a career break. It used to be the case that you would be paid peanuts because you were having a ‘great experience’ – not so these days, the minimum wage applies […]

  • Surfing, the next step

    Surfing, the next step

    Loads of people go surfing – have a few lessons, stand up, ride into the beach, in the frothy water, in a straight line. Completed it mate… not quite. This is the first step though and brilliant fun that it is, you’ve work to do before people will mistake you for Kelly Slater. The next […]

  • chill at the mill

    chill at the mill

    Music festivals are two-a-penny these days and with the big ones meaning large price tags, long walks, rubbish camping, long queues and miniscule views… I’ve gone off them. Luckily for us there is a tiny (some might say boutique) festival that for us is how a festival should be. Chill at the Mill is held […]