Jealousy ahead: the Blakes are having the Italian holiday of our dreams.

From an outsider’s perspective, it seems like Zoe Foster Blake and Hamish Blake have it all – great banter, an absurdly cute son, the jobs of their dreams and the ability to apply winged eyeliner really well. (OK, that might not be a shared trait).

I bet you think their European vacation was full of sunshine and laughter and authentic espresso coffee.

Well, there’s something you should know.

On the latest episode of I Don’t Know How She Does It, Zoe Foster Blake opens up about what she gets up to when Hamish is away:

It is exactly like that, and we can’t stop looking at the photos and working ourselves into a spiralling spiral of jealousy.

Take, for example, this glorious and totally casual shot of Zoe drinking coffee:

Or how about this shot of authentic Italian pasta, which we genuinely can’t avert our eyes from.


Or this outrageously good looking view.

Aquatic paracetamol for the brave, thirsty soldiers who got spritzfaced on Aperol last night.????

A photo posted by ZOË FOSTER BLAKE (@zotheysay) on


And before you think, “Well, at least Sonny’s not having a good time too,” I’m afraid to tell you that HE IS.

A good pirate always keeps one hand on his sword, and two cheeks on his chin. A photo posted by ZOË FOSTER BLAKE (@zotheysay) on

Look at that. He’s practically an Italian local.

I guess only one question remains: is there some sort of application we can fill out to join this family holiday?

Listen to our full interview with Zoe here, where she talks about Sonny, Hamish’s snoring and her go-to beauty tricks

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