The Boathouse, Bruton
Fancy staying in a boathouse this summer? This sweet waterside cottage is tucked away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, giving you the chance to unwind, relax and recharge. Located on a prestigious family estate, this charming lake-side retreat is small but perfectly equipped with a king-sized bed, freestanding bath, air-conditioning and everything you need for a relaxing weekend getaway, making it the perfect staycation for this summer.
How To Live When You Could Be Dead by Deborah James
After being diagnosed with incurable bowel cancer at the age of 35 and given only an 8% chance of surviving 5 years, Deborah James, journalist and podcast host, tells her inspirational and courageous story of living with cancer, and how developing a positive mindset was key to coping with her diagnosis. Her book How To Live When You Could Be Dead, teaches readers how to cultivate a positive outlook, and as a result, consider what they could accomplish if they truly believed they could accomplish anything. To honour her memory, £3 from the sale of each copy in the UK will be donated to the Bowelbabe Fund for Cancer Research UK. How to Live When You Could be Dead comes out on August 18th and is available to pre-order now.
A recipe book in your pocket - with over 700 plant based recipes and nutritionist approved meal plans, Deliciously Ella’s popular app brings you hundreds of simple and delicious recipes straight to your phone. The app also includes a personalised wellness plan, and an easy-to-use daily tracking tool, to help you monitor your plant-based diet, physical activity, sleep, mindfulness and water intake.
Notting Hill Carnival - Family Day
Notting Hill Carnival returns to the streets of West London for the first time since 2019 due to the pandemic! Promising to bring colour and fun to the bank holiday weekend, the biggest event of the summer will be taking place from the 27th to the 29th August. Sunday is the family friendly day, which is typically calmer but still filled with crowds and exciting activities for children - including a children’s parade filled with a crowd of kids parading fabulous costumes! The Notting Hill carnival is free to download for a live GPS-tracked map showing all of the floats, food vendors, toilets, transport links and sound systems.