RAF100 | The Official Birthday Parade

Today is the day the Royal Air Force officially marks its 100th birthday. The Mall in London is suitably dressed for the occasion and, according to the Royal Air Force's website, "over a thousand servicemen and women will take part in a parade on The Mall at 11:25am.  Then at 1:00pm witness the historic flypast … Continue reading RAF100 | The Official Birthday Parade

Jersey | St. Helier

Jersey's capital of St. Helier is a short bus ride from St. Brelade's Bay.  We visited on a Sunday and were both astonished and delighted to find that most shops, cafés and restaurants were closed. We were able to explore at our own pace and drift along side streets and hidden alleyways without fighting hordes of … Continue reading Jersey | St. Helier

Jersey | St Brelade’s Bay

During the recent half-term, we nipped on a plane and flew for a mere 35 minutes to the beautiful island of Jersey.Far enough away to feel like 'abroad' and familiar enough to feel British.  We stayed in the gorgeous St. Brelade's Bay and our hotel over looked the beach.  The beach is apparently in the … Continue reading Jersey | St Brelade’s Bay

Weekday Walks | St. James’s

St James's is bounded to the north by Piccadilly, to the west by Green Park, to the south by The Mall and St. James's Park and to the east by Haymarket. Post Second World War, the area became predominantly commercial but, as is happening in large swathes of Central London, it's slowly becoming a home for the very wealthy, with … Continue reading Weekday Walks | St. James’s

Beautiful Barcelona | Photos

We were in Barcelona on 17th August.We were a mere block away from the tragedy,but were quite safe and well.Although obviously shaken, The Boy Child particularly so,we continued with our plans.We'd all fallen in love with how beautiful Barcelona was,and felt that by keeping calm and carrying on,we were honouring our new Spanish friends the … Continue reading Beautiful Barcelona | Photos

Photography Scavenger Hunt | Link-up #2

Mary-Lou of Patio Postcards is hosting the second of three link-ups today for this year's Photography Scavenger Hunt. (As she lives in Canada, you might want to wait until afternoon here in the UK before heading over there.)  Here's this year's list:   1) Something fuzzy ~ Velour sandals ~ 2) Bubbles 3) A web ~ climber in the playground ~ … Continue reading Photography Scavenger Hunt | Link-up #2