I mentioned in my last post, that after we had toured Sudbury Hall, we headed next door on the grounds to the Museum of Childhood. I wasn’t really sure what to expect, but was pleasantly surprised with the interesting history of toys through the ages, and recognising a few of my favourites. CONTINUE READING
So I’ve waited long enough to show you around Sudbury Hall, since we visited the beginning of March. Just getting there was a pretty drive through Derbyshire, and we certainly weren’t disappointed once we arrived.CONTINUE READING
I really enjoyed visiting The Workhouse, and learning more about England’s history, but I’ve struggled with coming up exactly how to write about it. It’s one of those places that seems like there is a good idea behind it, helping the poor, getting them off the street and giving them shelter and food. Yet the people who lived there hardly lived a life at all.
Saturday we took advantage of the nice weather and met Adam’s sister and niece at East Riddleston Hall in West Yorkshire which is a National Trust property. It took just over an hour to get there and with the sun shining it was a great morning drive. Whilst there the sun played hide and seek with us but was gloriously warm on our faces when it made an appearance. CONTINUE READING
These are the last few animals I wanted to show you from Yorkshire Wildlife park, the big ones! Lions tigers and bears oh my giraffes. There are three different prides of lions, and they each have their own sort of island separated by water and fences so they can’t get each other. Yorkshire wildlife park has gotten a lot of their animals by rescuing them from bad conditions in other zoos, or if the places just couldn’t take care of them. This is how they acquired most (if not all, I can’t remember) of the Lions.CONTINUE READING