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.
The following is a guest post. When visiting the UK it is easy to get swept up in the buzz and electricity of the big cities, the hum of people and buses, bustling about. And that familiar rusty glow that lingers in the sky, thwarting all but brightest of stars. The call of British cities […]
Of course we all know England’s affinity with football. They invented it. They became Kings of it in 1966. And they’ve been rubbish at it ever since. But there is no denying that English football has a huge heritage with London being a mecca for fans around the world.
The following is a guest post. In honour of Halloween, here’s my British-themed version of trick-or-treating. I boldly ventured around London to visit a quintet of some of the creepiest places I could find, and am pairing them with a range of my favourite British sweets (aka candy, although I’m cheating a bit by including […]
The following is a guest post. There are three components that make a trip to the theatre either good or bad: the play itself, the direction, and the performance. The opening night performance of Richard II scored a 10 out of 10 on all counts.
The following is a guest post. This Halloween horror story is excerpted from Haunted Cotswolds (The History Press) and is one of the many spine-chilling tales of ghosts, ghouls and the undead, that have been gathered for this book from every corner of the Cotswolds revealing, in heart stopping detail, this region’s unexplained events and […]
The following is a guest post. My husband and I have had the joy of exploring many things in Great Britain in our thirteen months of living here. One of our favorite things by far has to be the Saturday Market in our town, Bury St Edmunds.
The following is a guest post. Hidden away four miles inland from the sea, in between twisting country roads, fields of grazing cattle, weaving rivers and hills of grass-covered slate, is a magical place called Dolgoch Falls. Dolgoch is Welsh for “Red Meadow” and I assume the red referred to comes from the middle vein […]