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Somewhere for the weekend?

Sitting with a friend over coffee this week, we discussed the pure joy of a weekend away. Without children! In Paris! Who wouldn’t love that? In fact, who doesn’t love a weekend away full stop? A lovely hotel, an escape from your daily routine, time out to relax – it’s basically a recharge for the soul. There are of course, several types of weekend away – all fabulous, all a little different – for example, the couples-only-escape-from-the-kids weekend, the friends-only-escape-from-the-husband weekend, the mother/daughter weekend, the mother/son weekend…. And then there’s the family weekend away. Arguably less relaxing, but none-the-less enjoyable (bar the times when the novovirus strikes), the family weekend away is great because even though you’re up early and on-the-go all day, you’re still away from your to-do list, your pile of washing, your work, that nagging bit of painting you keep meaning to do…It’s just you, your husband and kids – hopefully having fun. In that spirit, my weekend wish list is ALL about heading off for a night or two. In fact, as I type, Natasha is doing just that, spending a glorious night away with her best friend at the to-die-for Limewood hotel in Hampshire. Now,…