A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to join a group of fellow bloggers for an evening at the recently launched and luxuriously refurbished Backwell House. This 19th century country house has been painstakingly renovated by General Manager Guy Williams (our host for the evening), and his team before opening it’s beautiful rooms to… Continue reading Countryside Luxury At Backwell House
Please excuse my lack of social media presence lately…it’s been that time of year again and I’ve been deep in the depths of end of year report writing for the last couple of weeks! Thankfully they are now all submitted (whoop!) and I can spoil myself with a little well-earned treat! How utterly perfect that… Continue reading Naughty But Nice Sweet Treats With Holly’s Lollies!
Ladies, how many times have you headed out for the evening wearing your fanciest heels only to regret your fashionable, sober decision a few hours later? This is exactly what happened to Matt Horan’s (the inventor of Rollasole) girlfriend. After one too many times of providing her with the obligatory piggy back ride home (The Canadian… Continue reading Roll Up, Roll Up for Rollasole!
Anyone who has cast their eye over my Instagram page (@the.blonde.blog dontcha know) will probably have been able to pick up on the vibe that I’m a girl who enjoy a tipple of gin now and again! My previous post featuring The Mall Clifton Village Launch started the new Instagram hashtag #stylemygin after I was inspired by the… Continue reading Gin Festival Bristol 2017
Hello May! We’re one month closer to summer and in Bristol that can only mean one thing – festivals! Around this time last year I was taking in the delights of The Foodies Festival (and on an early date with The Canadian…trying to remain cool, calm and collected whilst sipping Pimm’s and avoiding dropping ice… Continue reading Bristol Foodies Festival 12th – 14th May – Giveaway!
As you may have discovered from some of my recent posts about my trips to Paris and Santorini I consider myself quite the avid traveller. You may also have realised from some other posts (SS17 Fashion and The Yellow Coat of Dreams) I’m also a little bit addicted to purchasing clothes! These two hobbies of mine don’t always mesh well together… Continue reading The Traveller’s Companion – Books On The Go With BookBeat
So, if you are a follower of my Instagram page (if not, get thee to “@the.blonde.blog!) you will have noticed that I recently took a little Easter holiday break to the gorgeous Greek island of Santorini! I think I must have a slight obsession with visiting romantic locations…in the last 3 years I have been… Continue reading Blonde Wanderlust And My Top Five Tips For Stunning Santorini!
Last weekend I went along to the Easter Festival at the Bristol Botanic Gardens. Having never visited (shameful I know after living here for 6 years now…) in truth I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect! Surely a fairly small, urban city such as Bristol wouldn’t have all that much to offer in the way… Continue reading Beauty At The Bristol Botanic Gardens
The sun was shining, it was ‘pop a cardigan on’ weather and I was lucky enough to be part of a group of Bristol Bloggers invited to the launch of the revamped pub The Mall in Clifton Village – perfect! I’ve always loved The Mall, being situated close to my work, within the pretty little… Continue reading The Mall Clifton Village Launch
Spring has finally arrived and we all know what this means – the new fashion season is upon us! I’ve already started digging through last year’s selection and decided that my wardrobe definitely needs a Spring/Summer overhaul. Appropriately timed was this weekend’s ‘Your5’ event at Bristol’s Cabot Circus shopping centre along with ‘Bristol Fashion Week… Continue reading Be On Trend This Spring/Summer With My Top Fashion Picks