The red brick and sheer size of Hampton Court Palace truly reiterates the power that lived there. Read the review of our
As a Londoner by birth, I think I've seen a lot of London already. Most of the big attractions like the British Museum, ZSL London Zoo and the Tower of London have already been ticked off my list, and I've been lucky enough to delve into some of the lesser known attractions, like the Clink … Continue reading My London Wishlist for 2019
Canterbury is a city recognised in history as a site of pilgrimage. In Medieval England, people would travel to visit the shrine of the murdered Archbishop Thomas Becket, which was immortalised in Chaucer's epic poem, The Canterbury Tales. We only had a spring afternoon to make our pilgrimage, but we tried to pack in as … Continue reading Visiting Canterbury
Always thought Shakespeare was a bit rubbish? See if my 7 reasons to see a play at Shakespeare's Globe convinces you to give him another chance.
As I am sure most of the British population knows, The Lake District is associated with many famous literary figures, including, but not limited to Beatrix Potter, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and John Ruskin. But arguably, the most famous figure associated with the Lakes is the poet, William Wordsworth. Wordsworth left his mark all over the … Continue reading Wordsworth Walks
Gabrielle, TheOpinionatedOne, shares her favourite things about Britain in March 2019's monthly feature.
February can be a difficult month for a lot of people. The days are cold and still dark; we're still suffering from the expense of Christmas; we're still catching infections left, right and centre. Some of us lose family members. Winter is always going to be a time when elderly pass away due to dropping … Continue reading Grief: You’re Never Alone
Read about my half day owl encounter experience in Barleylands Farm, Essex.
In one of my previous posts, I broke the news that we were expecting a puppy. Time has flown by since and we now have a tiny, living creature bounding around our house. Meet Ted, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Trust me, it's been hard Five days into our new life with Ted, our house … Continue reading Two Weeks With a Puppy
Discover the best things to do on a visit to the ancient city of York.