Knights Tournament – Hands On History at Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens

Belsay Hall Knights' Armour on display after the battle

English Heritage, hearing about our enthusiasm for Hands On History, kindly sent us a ticket for the Medieval Knights Tournament at Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens. What is Hands On History? Pretty much what it says! As we previously wrote, English Heritage are particularly good at bringing history to life – allowing people to experience the […]

Look At My New Drawers!

Drawers from Rattan Direct in the conservatory - but should they stay here?

Look at my new drawers! We have received these lovely storage drawers from Rattan Direct, and we are so delighted with them. My initial thought when ordering was that we would use these drawers in our conservatory, as rattan furniture sits well and is traditionally used in a conservatory setting. Our conservatory is a bit […]