When Mark suggested visiting a cave my claustrophobia alarm went on high alert. We had just stayed on the fourth floor on a hotel near Birmingham and my legs had quite the work out climbing all those stairs in a bid to avoid going in the lift. A cave didn't seem like it would be … Continue reading My Weekend Photo – Featuring Poole’s Cavern, Buxton.
Clinging on to autumn? Me? Oh ok, you’re right. I feel a bit like the final leaf desperately holding on to the branch of an otherwise bare tree but the last couple of weeks have been peak autumn in Norwich and I have loved all the colours - and don’t really want it to end. … Continue reading Fun With Leaves – Making A Bowl (Plus Links To Other Crafts).
For me, Harry Potter came along at the wrong time. The first book came out in June 1997, just as I was finishing university. I wasn’t reading anything - too busy panicking about what came next - let alone a book initially aimed at children by an unknown author. From there, real life took over … Continue reading Experiencing The Harry Potter Studio Tour When You’re Not Really A Fan.
“This isn’t the right road,” my mum said from the backseat of my car. “Are you sure?” “Yes, when we came it was right next to the sea. I can’t even see the sea.” “Okay but how long ago was that?” “Oh, 30, maybe 40 years.” Right! The main trouble is my mum insists on … Continue reading A Family Trip to Dunwich Heath in Suffolk.