Port Lympne Reserve

Port Lympne Reserve

It seems only fitting that the first post I’ve written in ages should be about the great British summer and holidaying in the UK.  Even more fitting perhaps that we chose to tick off an item from our wish list and take the opportunity to spend a weekend in a...
Salts Mill, Saltaire

Salts Mill, Saltaire

Salts Mill in Bradford, West Yorkshire is a former textile mill.  It was opened in 1853 by Sir Titus Salt.  Congruent with his Utopian vision, Sir Titus Salt also built the adjoining village of Saltaire to house the mill workers.  With cloth production ceasing in...
God’s Own Junk Yard

God’s Own Junk Yard

As a family, we do love a bit of a ‘find’.  So when you hear about a place that is literally on your doorstep that you haven’t been to and THEN it ends up in the Secret London’s feed the very same week – you just have to hop in the car...
London Lumiere Light Festival

London Lumiere Light Festival

We visited the London Lumiere Light Festival at the weekend.  This event, now, I believe in its second year, is a festival of light across the capital. Over 50 works of art light up the streets and architecture of London during this four day spectacular display as...

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