Manchester is home to some of best food in Britain (Curry, anyone?), the setting for many timeless TV moments and it’s the birthplace of the UK’s musical hall of fame.
The following is a guest post. Newcastle gave birth to the light bulb invented by Joseph Swan (Edison patented a version some years later), the steam train, the windscreen wiper, Lucozade, Greggs bakeries, Mark Knopfler, Sting…and Mr Bean, to name but a few.
The following is a guest post. In this guest post, writer Jessica Sajovie gives her opinion on recent visits to three German Christmas Markets in the UK. It is not meant to be a comprehensive list of all German Christmas Markets available in the U.K. For a list of available markets visit christmasmarkets.com.
The following is a guest post. The architecture of home is a funny thing. As we near the holiday season, (and I am choosing to ignore the fact that Christmas decorations began to appear in stores in the States in October…), the idea of home seemingly infiltrates everything.
The following is a guest post. It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, well, in England at least. Here in the States, a lot of us are in the middle of making plans for Thanksgiving, but in London, the Christmas season in already underway.
The following is a guest post. Christmas Morning 1660 – as is well known, 1660 was the year of the Restoration. But it wasn’t just the monarchy that was “restored” in that year.
The following is a guest post. We had our first snow in Kentucky last week – which makes me very thankful for hot tea, warm blankets and a cozy house. Well – cozy enough under the blankets, a dog on my lap and a mug of tea at hand. My historic house is charming in […]
The following is a guest post. Move over Beatles…I have my own Fab Four! Four of my best girlfriends came to London recently for a visit. We toured, dined, shopped, partied, and laughed our way through four fabulous days. We left no stone unturned and hit the ground running…or should I say, ambling. Our pace […]
The following is a guest post. Newark in Nottinghamshire is probably lesser known than its New Jersey counterpart. However, Newark-on-Trent is by far the older cousin and dates back to Roman times, with a medieval heyday , as I was pleasantly surprised to see when passing through recently.