(it always amazes me that such an unashamedly "townie" car survives the bumpy 4 x 4 track to our house!)
With the roof down on account of the unseasonably sunny weather (!) and feeling just like Thelma & Louise on an impromptu adventure, we set off along the winding Dorset country roads to have a picnic on Stoborough Heath
Overlooking the magnificent ruins of Corfe Castle and watching steam trails from the Swanage Railway disperse above the trees, we lunched on smoked salmon sarnies and fresh fruit salad, raising a toast to our girly giggles with glasses of elderflower presse
Arriving back home, we sat in the garden drinking tea and eating muffins, because despite spending all day together, we STILL had stuff to talk about (and yes, I did text her when she'd gone!)
A perfect day, a perfect start to August and a perfect friend. . .what more could anyone want?
wishing you all happy sunny and enjoyable days in August xx