I really like Heritage Open Days, the national, annual event that opens up places that you wouldn’t otherwise get access to. In previous years I’ve managed to visit the store room of Reading museum and Reading Abbey before it was reopened.… Read the rest
We must have been to Edinburgh more than half a dozen times and after so many visits we are still finding new things to see and do.
I’m not sure why we have never been to The Elephant House before because it does tick all the boxes for us: Tea & coffee ✓, Caramel Shortbread ✓and a Harry Potter connection ✓.… Read the rest
Second day and the sun is still shining! We had a couple of shows booked today but the first one wasn’t until lunchtime. That’s the thing about the Fringe – nothing much gets going until the afternoon leaving you the mornings free to explore the city.… Read the rest
Well this is a novelty – not only a holiday but also a plane journey too! We are on our way to Edinburgh, delayed from last year, to spend some time at the Fringe.
I must admit that last night I was a little apprehensive about it all as it has been quite a while since we have been on a plane.… Read the rest
I’ve always wanted to find interesting gifts for people for birthdays and Christmas. I also want to avoid repeating myself but the longer you’ve known someone the harder it becomes and socks just won’t cut it.
With ‘Freedom Day’ on the horizon I thought it was worth taking a closer look at one of the strangest rules that seems to have been universally applied during the pandemic. Those around public toilet access and they are pretty nonsensical.… Read the rest