… new pyjamas. Just because you’re exhausted doesn’t mean there’s any excuse for wearing some stinky old free t-shirt and some not-for-best pants to bed. There’s no need for slinky lingerie – I love my Bodas shortie pyjamas. I’ve got some in light blue but I have recently also been eyeing up this pair. Not cheap at £88 for the set, but worth it. Night night.
… Black Sails on the Starz channel if you have Sky (I think it’s channel 371) on Saturday night or on Amazon Prime on Sunday night. Black Sails is probably my favourite TV programme ever made – I am not exaggerating – and we’re into Series 3, so if you haven’t seen 1 & 2 I am SO ENVIOUS that you get to binge-watch them. It’s hot and incredibly rude and dirty, but also smart and gripping. It’s like Game of Thrones with pirates, but better than Game of Thrones… because it’s about PIRATES!!!
Start thinking about…
… your summer holidays. Literally this weekend, sit down with whoever you’ve got to go on holiday with and MAKE A PLAN or you will be left with no summer holiday, like I was last year. For families I hear good things about a) the Abama in the Canary Islands and b) Ile de Re in France. Ask me no more questions about it than that, as I will be busy this weekend going slightly doo-lally trying to book mine.
I’ll second those holiday ideas for families – the Abama is great, with a gorgeous private beach. Ile de Re is fab for kids too, but properties book up insanely quickly during school holidays.
Yes! We’re off to the Ile de Re this summer for a few days but if you don’t go for a week you can’t find anywhere to rent. It’s ridic! But looks so pretty.
Ooh those pjs look lovely. Thanks for the sexy pirate tip off too. (Holiday booked… Smug!) x
Sue Madelin says
Ooh Black Sails! I can’t make my mind up between Charles Vane or Captain Flint as they’re both ridiculously hot – but basically I’d be happy with either of them. If you’ve not seen it then you simply must catch up.
The Abama is brilliant for families – the staff are wonderful and will happily take charge of the kids for hours!
Susannah Carpenter says
I went to the Abama in November with my 18 month old – my first experience of a ‘family holiday’ – sadly he was too young for the kids club but it looked great. Food for under 4s or 5s was free and the sandy beach was a real bonus. I enjoyed pretending I was child free whilst my son napped (my husband took one for the team and stayed in the hotel room with him) by sipping cocktails at the adult only infinity pool… Oh and there was an ex premiership footballer holidaying there with his family which made my husband’s year.
Thank you so much for recommending Black Sails. After being in my sick bed for over 48 hours, I can now also highly recommend binge watching THIS.