Doggie’s day out: Dinner date at The Swan, Salford

Dinner al fresco in an idyllic pub garden 10 minutes from Milton Keynes We all have that one pub – our regular – that we go back to again and again, no matter the occasion,… View Post

Fearless female cyclist 1 – Mr Self-important 0

An evening encounter when what keeps me sane drives Mr Self-important mad I love this time of the year for cycling. The English countryside is emerald green, daylight stretches long into the night, and you… View Post

Top tips from Joe Wicks on boosting wellbeing

As research reveals furloughed workers’ mental health is worse now than in lockdown 1.0 Returning to the workplace is as important to furloughed workers’ mental health as having a job, according to new research by… View Post

World’s most popular Christmas trees – mapped

London ranks top 10! ‘Tis the season for being merry, and there’s nothing quite like the spectacle of some of the world’s famous Christmas trees, from the gargantuan tree that stands in New York’s Rockefeller… View Post

Doggie’s Day out: Brunching at The Cherry Tree

Characterful dining in the historic town of Olney The Cherry Tree, one of the must-visit restaurants in the old market town of Olney, had been on my radar for a while. After dining out in… View Post