I kinda hate the phrase mini break - but it really does fit the bill. Tim and I just got back from two nights holiday - it was super lovely and just in time. I've eaten about a weeks worth of food in three days, done some op-shopping, slept heaps and read books. Not magazines. Not the internet. Good old fashioned stories. Heaven.
chestnut farm cottage in the village of Stanley. It was perfect. Underfloor heating, a mini kitchen (give me home cooked food over a restaurant any day) a beautiful sleigh bed and tranquil sleepy gardens - with the first of the daffodils saying hello!
Now back to lesson planning and hassling builders and electricians to DO something.