It’s been a busy, busy month and as the days turn into weeks and months, and suddenly it’s September and feeling distinctly autumnal, I thought I’d do a quick roundup of some of our summer adventures…

We had decadent breakfasts in Giraffe…2013-08-11 11.06.58

found wallpaper patterned with pens which has shot to the top of our wishlists, 2013-08-04 13.09.12

drank gallons of iced tea as well as our usual hot tea,2013-08-11 10.48.06

hunted giraffes in the most unlikely places around Colchester,  2013-07-29 16.26.00

fitted in some sneaky sunbathing when we managed to stop the Ink Drops duck from hogging the deckchair,

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worked on the website,IMG_20130712_184023 

read in the sunshine,


gone for long bike rides with all the essentials strapped to the back… IMG_20130828_222631posted beautiful letters (of course),

  IMG_20130630_121555 positively gorged on strawberries,


And finally, having indulged in, adored and truly savoured summer, started to look to autumn and all the delights it brings.

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I hope your summer has been as blissful and full of simple delights. What have you been up to? We’d love to know!