Last Saturday we went to York for the day because we heard there was a chocolate festival on. Who am I to turn down stalls full of delicious chocolate? Turns out it was a combination of chocolate and other foods, the best of both worlds.
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 know there are ghost tours in pretty much every big town in England, but the first one we went on was in York, and we loved every minute of it. Firstly, wandering around the streets of York by day is a magical thing. All cobbled streets and pretty shop windows. By night, it transforms into dimly lit coves and takes on an eeriness. CONTINUE READING
One of my favourite places to go walking is Lady Bower reservoir, just on the outskirts of Sheffield. On sunny days it’s beautiful, and in the fall it’s one of the few places around where you can really see the leaves turn colours. There’s quite a few trails all over the area, but our favourite is to go all the way around the reservoir as the trail most of the time stays pretty close to the water. CONTINUE READING