It was idyllic, quiet, relaxed.
Just a few cottages and a pub, a very nice pub, wonderful food....roaring fire.
We stayed in a beautiful cottage, full of character and charm on the Chatsworth Estate.
All you could hear was a babbling brook.
It was all so quaint.
The beautiful Derbyshire hills, full of snow...I was half hoping we would get snowed in....but just a few snow flurries.....it was sooooo cold.
This was the first time, in over twelve years we've been away together on our own.
Every aspect of our lives have changed over the last few years. Except one thing. Us. There have been so many changes, difficult changes. Life changing, its not been the easiest of times.
We've had to play many roles, carers for our parents. Mr Bea has watched his Mum pass away, he's supported his Dad through a life threatening illness. We've watched my Mum disappear.
Being parents is so fulfilling, but not always easy, especially when you care for Extra Special children. Even the simplest of tasks can take the greatest of patience.
He's been there when I've needed him, when I've felt so ill, I wasn't sure if I would ever get better. He says he will stick by me, no matter what.
Mr Bea isn't the most romantic of men (I booked the weekend!), he can be infuriatingly messy. But he loves Us. Us as a couple. And Us as a family.
I've been very lucky recently, I've been treated by friends to some lovely days out....this was my treat to Mr Bea. I'm now saving up for the next one......
THANK YOU ALL SO MUCH for your comments yesterday! I felt so much better knowing I'm not the only one who gets confused by all this technology! I'm sure we will figure it out together.
Mr Bea says I shouldn't stop blogging, he thinks its partly why I'm able to keep well, I think he might be right!
Back later in the week, shops to show you, and a book to share!
Ada :) x