What a wonderful month July was. Some of its sun-drenched moments were the stuff of dreams, exactly what we romanticise British summertime to be about. The month’s main highlight being a long-overdue trip to Cornwall, specifically my home village. I feel like the summer is racing by far too quickly for my liking, especially now we are on the cusp of August. This has me wondering whether I should brave winter in the UK this year or seek out warmer climes. Especially as I am yet to properly reacclimatise from Dubai’s warm weather.  

If there’s one overarching thought or takeaway point that I can share from the month, it is the importance of trusting your intuition. This is definitely something I have had to call upon recently. If something feels off, it is off and there is no need to over analyse or dissect it. Deep down, we always know the answers, though they may initially be hard to accept. I can’t think of a time where a nagging  feeling about something has turned out to be wrong in the end. 

On the other side of the coin, if you get a persistent good feeling about something then follow it. Take the chance. Respond to every call that excites your spirit. It may just be the best decision of your life. 

Phew…well that got pretty deep, pretty quick! Until next month, have a great one.  

Tintern Abbey

Tintern Abbey. 

Tintern Abbey

Charming live Celtic music at Tintern Abbey. 

Tintern Abbey
Tintern Abbey
Lavender

Fresh lavender from the garden. 

The Ivy Clifton

At home. 

Rose wine

Rose is always a good idea. 

In the garden

Those summer mornings.

The Ivy Clifton

The Ivy, Clifton.

Thornbury Castle

Lovely weekend at Thornbury Castle. 

Thornbury Castle

Losing at draughts at Thornbury Castle. 

Berkeley Castle

Exploring Bekerley Castle. 

Berkeley Castle
Berkeley Castle

Incredible cloud formations at Bekerley Castle. 

Berkeley Castle

Summer = rosé. 

Cornwall

Finally made it down to Cornwall. 

Shipwrights Helford

Swanning around by the Helford River. 

Shipwrights Helford

Grabbing a bite at the Shipwrights, Helford. 

Helford Village, Cornwall

Helford Village, where I grew up. 

Pernarvon Cove, Cornwall

Pernarvon Cove. 

Helford Village, Cornwall

Views across the Helford River. 

Cornwall

Zipping around Cornwall. 

Cornish cream teas, Greenbank Hotel Falmouth

Greenbank Hotel, Falmouth. 

Cornish cream teas, Greenbank Hotel Falmouth

Cream teas at Green Bank Hotel. Jam first, always!

Helford River Sailing Club

Sundown over the Helford River.

Helford River Sailing Club

Helford River Sailing Club. 

Helford River Sailing Club

View from Helford River Sailing Club.

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