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.
I will always associate Edinburgh with Christmas. The capital city of Scotland boasts an impressive history, and the architecture ranges from ancient to avant-garde, which creates an exciting (if sometimes contentious) city environment.
Every country has its own Christmas traditions and folklore, so today I will tell you a little of what makes Wales tick as midwinter approaches and we all hunker down for the festive season.
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. While I don’t live in Kirkwall, I have visited on holiday, and enjoyed the town very much. It isn’t easy to get to, being on the Orkneys in the North Sea, but it is well worth a trip, and there are so many things to do in the town […]