Last weekend Mr C & I had a long weekend away - the first in many a year - now that the children are older we can actually do this & it was very enjoyable.
So, where did we go? Italy? Morocco? The South of France?
Although the photos above might lead you to think that we jetted away for the weekend you might be surprised to know that it was a mere 2 hour's drive from home in sunny Devon!
We managed to pack a lot into 3 days & have lots of photos but I'll spare you reams of them & just give you a flavour.
The harbour shots were taken in Torquay........
On Saturday we went to Totnes which is a delightful town with a really long, narrow, winding high street with lots of interesting & independent shops which is very refreshing.
We popped in to see Lesley at This 'n That & saw Amanda (ShabbyChick) & her mum Barbara on the Friday market where I bought a lovely handmade quilt for Tamzin for looking after The Boy & all the animals (you can see it on her blog)
We also had the pleasure of meeting up with Sal & Terry (Sal's Snippets) & while sipping coffees & munching on cake Sal & I were able to catch up on all things vintage while from the other side of the table we caught snatches of conversation including words such as "notepad", "netbook", "ipad", "iphone" etc so you can guess what they were talking about! Somehow it seems that them acquiring new ipads would benefit Sal & I tremendously!
After wishing them a fond farewell we headed off to the "grockle trap" which is Cockington, but as it is just so pretty it is a must visit - even if just to sit in the garden of the tea room at Rose Cottage eating scones with jam & clotted cream & listening to the pianist in the garden gazebo.
As you can see, this chap succumbed to the sun & the music & nodded off for a while!
On Saturday we headed off to the Eden project....more about that in another post!