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Spanish Hideaway in Jalon Valley with James Villas

I want to start by writing how incredibly grateful I am that this blog means wonderful travel opportunities for my family and I which allows us to see and experience parts of the world we've not visited before, both near and far.

The British Gas ‘Big Dip’: the UK’s Urban Swim Festival

I've got a somewhat turbulent relationship with swimming if I'm honest. Like so many awkward adolescent girls growing up, I dreaded school swimming lessons and resorted to that old friend, or enemy as is often the case: my period, most weeks as a get out clause. I also had good reason.