Now that my little girl is 16 and my son 19 and working full time, summer holidays are very different from when they were growing up. This year the summer break has been even longer as study leave and exams started in May and she won't be back for sixth form for another couple of weeks.
So what we do needs to be different of course! Trips to the local park, feeding the ducks and picnics no longer cut it!
We are patiently waiting results day this week, we have had two weeks in the sun in Kefalonia - see my post here and we have done lots of shopping to stock up for the move out of uniform in September. Last week we took ourselves off for two nights of mum and daughter time ... very precious.
We stayed at The Beach House in West Wittering. Do take a look! It is a small guest house with beautiful boutique style rooms and an excellent restaurant. And in a great location in the middle of the pretty village of West Wittering and only five minutes to the beach.
We were so lucky with the weather. We arrived Tuesday to blue skies and sat on the beach all afternoon - in bikinis! Yes a bikini on a British beach! Back to the beach Wednesday afternoon and not quite bikini weather but perfect for shorts.
Thursday was a bit rainy so we headed to Chichester to do some shopping before making our way home.
All in all, totally perfect, lots of time to chat, we are very fortunate that we have a really great relationship, open and honest and we love each others company.
The beautiful beach at West Wittering and my Holster sandals which I totally love!
We enjoyed a delicious meal at the restaurant at The Beach House and these gorgeous red sandals are from Marks & Spencer and I wore them with my trousers from Hobbs.
Chichester and we were very impressed with the house that is home to Jack Wills! We had a picnic lunch sat in the grounds of the cathedral.
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