I do like to be beside the sea! The London summer (as hit and miss as it’s been) has brought with it a craving for swimming in, and just generally being near, the ocean. Luckily I’ve had a few opportunities to take a dip and enjoy the refreshing salty sea water, the latest of which was a lovely camping trip to the South West English coast in Dorset.
Have you seen those photos on Instagram of the beautiful bright purple rows of lavender in Provence, France? If not, you should Google and/or Instagram it and see what I’m talking about! One of these beautiful images I saw was on the wonderful Lauren Bath’s (@laurenepbath) Instagram account and it reminded me of giant purple worms lounging around the fields.
I soon discovered I wouldn’t have to jet over to France to see this magnificent site (although I still want to!) because just outside of London there are some amazing lavender farms for everyone to enjoy. My adventure last year took me to the Mayfield Lavender Field in Banstead, Surrey.
It’s been a long time between drinks and I don’t know about you, but I’m a little parched…
I haven’t had much time lately to update (h)ubertasteof because I’ve been pretty busy exploring and settling into London-town. But I’m pleased to say I’m back and have some news to share!