Closer to home in Cardiff, or further afield in the UK. A place for day trips, overnight stays and snippets of the UK. If you would like to work with me on some Cardiff or UK based content, get in touch!
this past couple of weeks have definitely been better than many previously. in most ways it’s been pretty ordinary, but that alone is a vast improvement. meeting up with liz was fantastic, we chatted about blogging and work stuff …it’s always good to have someone that gets these things rather than a boyfriend that looks at you like you’re speaking jibberish, ha! read this post
snapshots of my week – 22nd september was last modified: 08:00 by laura redburn
i was looking through my snapshots archive recently, and realised i’d not shared these photos from a local cardiff photowalk i went on a couple of weeks ago. i hadn’t done a photo walk (with people other than my boyfriend …or by myself as usual, ha) for a while so i got myself up nice and early a few saturdays ago and walked into town. read this post
snapshots of a cardiff photowalk was last modified: 08:00 by laura redburn
this time last monday i was on my way to poole. despite train delays and being ravenously hungry i was excited to go somewhere new and explore a bit. i rarely get the chance to go ‘away’ thanks to being poor but i do absolutely love going on little adventures to new places. i know dorset a little as i lived in bridport for a few months many years ago and visited weymouth and portland many a time when i was a littlun. i’m sure i’ve got a photo of me somewhere near portland bill lighthouse in a cute polka dot co-ord.
anyway! i thought i’d share a ‘colourful 24 hours in poole’ post as that’s …pretty much my thing. my soul seeks out colour wherever i am. it was thanks to travelodge* that i got to do this trip and stay over, so shout out to them for making this happen! i loved the blue theme of the room and had quite a view too! it’s location was perfect – right opposite poole train station, near some water and close to town too.
i dropped off my things, had a quick look around the room and of course dove onto the super comfy king size bed. to, you know, test it out. being a budget hotel, the amenities are obviously not going to be luxury, but you have what you need and the staff really are super friendly and happy to help with any requests. like most tourists, especially in an area like this, you mostly just use it as a place to rest and sleep after you’re done exploring. read this post
a colourful 24 hours in poole was last modified: 08:30 by laura redburn
a couple of sundays ago, i went to RHS cardiff in bute park. laura from side street style invited me along – how could i say no? we actually went together last year too.
when spring comes around after a seemlingly endless winter, it’s always wonderful to see flowers come into bloom, trees begin to bustle with leaves and the skies are blue. as much as i enjoy seeing flowers and nature in general come back to life, it’s always going to be a special treat to go to a flower show, a place literally dedicated to flowers, gardens and nature! read this post
rhs cardiff 2017 was last modified: 08:00 by laura redburn