Hey! Sorry it’s been so quiet over here! Cal has been quite poorly, and I’m in trouble for not keeping up with the blog! So I’m just giving you a little report from a couple of weeks ago, when we had a Harry Potter themed visit to Alnwick. As well as the usual castle visit, […]
Washing their hands in this water flow as they came off the beach seemed to cause much hilarity…. Until I jokingly told them it was the water flowing out from the pub toilets nearby!! “Ugh, Dad!!!”
What an absolute treat to find ourselves all alone at Alnwick Castle! Well, not quite alone, but with so few people that we managed to get a few rare shots of the castle and grounds without anyone in them! What’s the secret? Well, you can see from the skies it had turned into quite a cold […]
We’ve been having a massive book clear-out, and have a post coming soon about it! In the meantime, we’ve shared some images on social media from a fantastic place we discovered a couple of weeks ago, Barter Books in Alnwick. It is inside an old railway station, and has toy trains going around on tracks […]
Our Sunday Photo this week is a throwback one – to memories of our wedding reception at Balmoral Castle. If you saw our Burns Night post this week, you would have seen that we held our wedding reception on the 250th Anniversary of Robert Burns’ birth. What a very special day to have a Burns […]
Do you have a bucket list? A yearly one, or a ‘rest of your life’ one? I bet there are lots of travel options on there! Well, if you don’t have a travel bucket list, here are some ideas to get you started, otherwise, you might want to add some of them to your current […]
Call me crazy, but I just loved this photo for the way our shadows were cast whilst watching the penguins swimming! If you prefer a more conventional penguin view though, here are a few… All taken at Edinburgh Zoo.
Little faces filled with wonder at the science of the world. Yes, it’s another from the National Museum of Scotland, but it’s such a wonderful place! Look at the fascination of my little astronomers and science geeks!
National Museum of Scotland – a most amazing place! The best museum I’ve ever been to, by far! Watch this space for more coming soon – subscribe to our blog or follow us on social media to not miss out. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.
……sing along now “Beside the sea siiiiiiiiide……” Oh, I do like to be beside the sea. In fact, we live beside the sea. Well, a few streets away from the sea, anyway. But, like anyone who has something wonderful on their doorstep, I have to admit that we don’t really make the most of it. I […]