My head might be back in Norfolk, trying to work out whether I have done all the prep I need for Christmas, but my heart is still wandering the hills of the Peak District. It was a somewhat spur of the moment visit. We went to the Midlands for a wonderful family wedding on Saturday. … Continue reading A Flying Visit To The Peak District.
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.
A previously unheard of childfree weekend in London...what should I do? No, seriously, WHAT SHOULD I DO? The trouble with London is that there is SO much going on, it’s difficult to narrow it down. Time to call in the expert. And Catherine (of Catherine's Cultural Wednesdays) gave my friend Emma and I what turned … Continue reading An Enquiring Mind: Manolo Blahnik at The Wallace Collection.
"If I stayed home from school today, we could go and look for bluebells." Nice try, Freya. Nice try. I can't say I wasn't tempted so she definitely knows how to push my buttons. If she's like this at five, goodness knows what she'll be like as a teenager. Anyway, I stayed strong and sent … Continue reading My Weekend Photo – Featuring Bluebells.