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The Crooked Billet, an English Pub at its finest

Draught beer and ale, quality food and some friendly faces all wrapped into one. What’s not to look forward to? With 3 sleeps to go until our Great British Pubs are back, I want to get the one closest to…

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Home Sweet Home

Isn’t it funny that it’s an enforced lockdown of over 2 months that has made me realise I’ve created a blog to document all hidden gems known to me, yet I’m sat right on top of one and it remains…

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Life & Work as a Seasonaire: All in a week’s work

From the start of the season to the abrupt end thanks to covid-19, working as a Chalet Host was a solid bit of physical and mental elbow grease. Even though I read and read about what the job entailed, it…

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Boujee Sandwich Ideas

Here are 4 boujee sandwich ideas with ALL the spills and frills, from the bread to the sauces. Whether it’s a picnic you’re off on, a real treat one lunch-time or little baby versions for afternoon tea that you want…

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Suns out, Buns out

A step-by-step guide to creating the juiciest burgers ever! I’ve started with a burger recipe with no spills or frills just to get you started. This makes the perfect burger to be built upon, with any sauce and toppings you…

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Life & Work as a Seasonaire: Arrival, Training & Christmas

French dictionary, 2x 30 kilo bags EACH, and a good dose of nervous energy in tow, we were picked up from Potters Bar Train Station by the bosses’ Dad in a company minibus. All but 3 of the hosts were…

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Life & Work as a Seasonaire: ‘You’re hired!’

Back in the pre-covid-19 days of the Summer-19, myself and Harry were merrily sipping our second cups of coffee for the day, with a ham and cheese panini in our bellies, and a crate of beer from Carrefour bought for…

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Draw the line; home, pets and teddys down to a fine art

Whilst working my ski season in Morzine at the end of last and beginning of this year, I had the pleasure of living with the lovely and very talented Gaby, who owns Draw the line. I thoroughly enjoyed seeing Gaby’s…

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5 Authors to enjoy over a hot brew

Reading is my favourite pass time, so I thought why not upload a collection of the authors I love most whilst we’re still in lockdown? I chose to write about the authors instead of their books mainly because the ones…

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Mount Toubkal / The Atlas Mountains – Morocco

I titled this post Mount Toubkal / The Atlas Mountains, and second Morocco, because I think it’s so easy to see the name of a country and picture the most popular and well known destination. For Morocco, that is Marrakech.…

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10 Baking Recipes for Lockdown

We’re now into our fifth collective week of lockdown. Having had a ski season cut short by corona, my boyfriend and I had to travel home a month early from France, and thought it was best to isolate for a…

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