Travel & Hotel

Shopping in Copenhagen

I thought I’d give you the final tour of some of the other places I visited in Copenhagen. First up, the renowned Royal Smushi cafe, a pre-requisite stopover for lunch or tea. The word Smushi has been derived from ‘Smorrebrod’ (the traditional Danish open faced sandwich) and ‘Sushi’. Served on […]


The Republic of Fritz Hansen and Contemporaries.

Last night was a fun evening of Scandinavian design, music and Prosecco. I was invited to an event hosted by the Republic of Fritz Hansen, who are supporting a programme called Contemporaries. This is a scheme that helps fund the London Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO) whilst giving members access to ‘must see’ […]

Travel & Hotel

Danish Design Centre, Copenhagen

En route to the Tivoli gardens in Copenhagen yesterday, I came across the Danish Design Centre. Despite there being no exhibition showing, the centre itself was a rich resource of design. As I entered, the colourful Doo-Wop lights by Louis Poulsen caught my eye. It was interesting to find out […]

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Architecture in Copenhagen

Just popping over to post some pictures whilst on holiday in Copenhagen. The mention of Copenhagen conjures up an image of history steep in design. This was certainly evident in the architecture as we strolled along the street. Love the old style facades of houses in varied colours, lining the […]

Lifestyle, Travel & Hotel

A day in the Wiltshire countryside

Yesterday was certainly a ‘full’ day. I started off with a fairly busy morning in the Emergency department. When I finished, I jumped into the car with the family, determined to make the most of a sunny day. We decided to head into the Wiltshire countryside for some fresh outdoor […]

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Glamping in Leeds castle

My daughter has constantly requested to go camping. Being a creature of comforts, I didn’t  fancy that small tent, sleeping bag affair. It’s not to say that I haven’t done it before. I can remember when I did a 2 week expedition in the Lake District for my Gold Duke […]