A Blog by Gill Bruce

Travel

A Postcard From: Cornwall

A Postcard From: Cornwall

In a nation currently bogged down by Brexit and so much sadness, it provides me with a little bit of optimism when I think about how beautiful some of our landscapes and coastlines can be. It’s genuinely fascinating also to think of how drastically a […]

Things You’ll Know When: Taking Kids to a Hotel

Things You’ll Know When: Taking Kids to a Hotel

I adore hotels. If anybody asks me what I’d like to do for a milestone birthday treat, invariably I’ll say that I want to check in somewhere swanky and make use of all the glorious facilities. I loved hotels before I had my kids – […]

A Postcard From: Sardinia

A Postcard From: Sardinia

Our trip to Sardinia was a kind of ‘Babymoon’, if you like. I was 6 month’s pregnant with our second son, and we decided to take a 3-year old Asher for a week away over Easter. As a family, we’ve loved Italy for as long […]

Europe in the 90s as a British Kid

In my life I’ve only really had one super, super best friend, that I couldn’t have lived without. Though I’m quite social, my transient nature probably comes from spending a lot of time ‘away’ from friends during the summer holidays. We’d spend a big chunk […]

The Joys of Glamping

The Joys of Glamping

The idea of camping is often far nicer than the reality. Hurrah for Gin nailed it for me this week with her take on it all: So this is why I booked a glamping trip up in Berwick-upon-Tweed earlier this month. The ‘wigwams’ at our […]