Scrapping in 2018 #12

With everyone back into their post-Summer routines, there's been space for me to build a spot of scrapbooking time back into the daylight hours. First up was a classic back-to-school layout.I followed that up with a page capturing an early morning shot-from-the-bus stop.I went back to a design by Shimelle from 2011 to make an … Continue reading Scrapping in 2018 #12

1940s Weekend at Hughenden Manor

In mid-September, we made a return visit to Hughenden Manor for their 1940s Weekend.  We'd gone there for two reasons: 1) we like it there and 2) dogs are welcome.  But as luck would have it, Hughenden was hosting a 1940s Weekend. There were loads of people in vintage clothing - a lady who looked … Continue reading 1940s Weekend at Hughenden Manor

The Air Forces Memorial at Runnymede

Sitting on a hill in a beautiful and tranquil part of Surrey is the Air Forces Memorial at Runnymede.It commemorates more than 20,000 airmen and women who were lost in the Second World War during operations from bases in the United Kingdom and North and Western Europe who have no known grave. As you wander … Continue reading The Air Forces Memorial at Runnymede

Northern Road Trip | Durham

We embarked on a road trip to Northern England over the August Bank Holiday weekend. For the second part of the trip, we based ourselves in the beautiful city of Durham.The Brainy One spent three years as an undergraduate at the University of Durham back in, according to The Boy Child, nineteen hundred and freezing … Continue reading Northern Road Trip | Durham

Northern Road Trip | Tilberthwaite

We embarked on a road trip to Northern England over the August Bank Holiday weekend. For the first part of the trip, we based ourselves just outside the South Lakeland town of Ulverston. A mile North of Coniston Water is the Tilberthwaite Valley, a perfect spot for a Lakeland walk.  There's a free carpark located … Continue reading Northern Road Trip | Tilberthwaite

Northern Road Trip | Coniston Water

We embarked on a road trip to Northern England over the August Bank Holiday weekend. For the first part of the trip, we based ourselves just outside the South Lakeland town of Ulverston. The Southern tip of Coniston Water is about 20 miles North of Ulverston, and we timed our day there to perfection.  Although … Continue reading Northern Road Trip | Coniston Water

Northern Road Trip |Laurel and Hardy Museum

We embarked on a road trip to Northern England over the August Bank Holiday weekend.  For the first part of the trip, we based ourselves just outside the South Lakeland town of Ulverston. Ulverston is famous for one thing: it's the birth place of the comedic actor Stan Laurel, and because of that, the town … Continue reading Northern Road Trip |Laurel and Hardy Museum