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60/60 Challenge

Book Review: Hygge and Kisses by Clara Christensen

Book Review: Hygge and Kisses by Clara Christensen

I’ve just finished this book, which I was drawn to because of its Hygge theme. Told in 3 parts, Hygge & Kisses is the story of 26 year old Bo and the unravelling of her ‘life plan’. Why ‘Hygge and Kisses’ as a title? The […]

60/60 Challenge #6 – To Read 60 Books

60/60 Challenge #6 – To Read 60 Books

Well, this is a monstrous challenge. To read 60 books in 5 years means religiously reading one every month. It’s a hard task, and something I haven’t achieved since those heady days of university. But reading is a favourite hobby of mine – even if, […]

60/60 Challenge #5: A Visit to the Beautiful City of Bath

60/60 Challenge #5: A Visit to the Beautiful City of Bath

It’s crazy that I’d never been to Bath, but my 60/60 Challenge gave me the motivation I needed to visit this beautiful little city. As a literature lover, UNESCO-listed Bath drew me into its folds and hugged me tight for a couple of days. Meandering […]

60/60 Challenge #4: The Glorious Goodwood Revival

60/60 Challenge #4: The Glorious Goodwood Revival

Goodwood Revival: Background Freddie March, the ninth Duke of Richmond, first brought motor racing to Goodwood after the second world war. A renowned amateur racer, he created a track from the road that ran around the airfield. Opening in September 1948, it was Britain’s first […]

60/60 Challenge # 3: Ooh La La – Falling In Love With Paris

60/60 Challenge # 3: Ooh La La – Falling In Love With Paris

You’re never too old to fall in love, and it’s easy to fall for Paris! The city of love had been on my wish list for as long as I can remember, but I had never been lucky enough to visit – until recently. Where […]

60/60 Challenge – #2 – A Multi-Sensory Visit to Lordington Lavender Fields

60/60 Challenge – #2 – A Multi-Sensory Visit to Lordington Lavender Fields

My second 60/60 challenge is close to home. The lavender fields at Lordington were open for just one week this year, so I thought I would take a look! Lordington Lavender Lordington is a tiny hamlet nestled in the South Downs.  Blink and you’ll miss […]

60/60 Challenge – #1 – A Trip on Chichester Ship Canal

60/60 Challenge – #1 – A Trip on Chichester Ship Canal

My 60/60 Challenge is mainly about experiences. It’s about getting on and doing some of those things I’ve been meaning to do, or have dreamt about, forever. As I’ve mentioned before, some of these will be experiences that will take a lot of time, money […]


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