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Chetham’s Library

Chetham’s Library

Books & Films, Travel
For anyone with a love of history and books, a visit to Chetham’s Library in Manchester is an absolute must! Founded in 1653, Chetham’s Library is the oldest surviving public ... Read more
St Anno’s Church, Llananno

St Anno’s Church, Llananno

Life, Travel
The church of St Anno might seem like an unassuming church beside the A483 between the Radnorshire villages of Llanbadarn Fynydd and Llanbister, but treasure lies within! Parking in the ... Read more
Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway

Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway

Life, Travel
Nearly 120 years ago, steam trains began rattling their way between the Montgomeryshire towns of Welshpool and Llanfair Caereinion carrying passengers and freight. Due to its tight curves and steep ... Read more
Supporting Small Businesses: Cat Cafe, Liverpool

Supporting Small Businesses: Cat Cafe, Liverpool

Life, Travel
After a couple of hours wandering around the shops in Liverpool city centre, where better a place to rest your feet, destress and relax than Liverpool’s very own Cat Cafe. ... Read more
Supporting Small Businesses: Caffi Clywedog

Supporting Small Businesses: Caffi Clywedog

Food, Life, Travel
My niece, on a sleepover at my place, wants to know what we’re doing tomorrow… In other words, she’s giving me a subtle hint that she would like to go ... Read more
Liverpool Cathedral

Liverpool Cathedral

Life, Travel
Liverpool Cathedral sits atop St James’ Mount, overlooking Liverpool’s city centre and docks. This Anglican Cathedral is one of two cathedrals in the city – the other, Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral, ... Read more
The Church at Llanyblodwel

The Church at Llanyblodwel

Life, Travel
The church of St Michael the Archangel is situated in Llanyblodwel, a scenic rural village seven miles from Oswestry in north-western Shropshire, just a short distance from the Welsh border. ... Read more
Hopton Castle

Hopton Castle

Life, Travel
On the southern edge of Shropshire sits Hopton Castle. Once a crumbling ruin, Hopton Castle has been lovingly and painstakingly conserved and researched by Hopton Castle Preservation Trust with help ... Read more
Bristol Cathedral

Bristol Cathedral

Life, Travel
I might not be religious, but there’s nothing quite like visiting a cathedral. The architecture, the history, the atmosphere, there’s just something about it. So, on a recent trip, I ... Read more
Llangollen Railway

Llangollen Railway

Travel
On a sunny Saturday in October, I ventured up to Denbighshire, North Wales for a day out at Llangollen Railway. Olympus and London Camera Exchange had teamed up with Llangollen ... Read more
Croft Castle and Parkland

Croft Castle and Parkland

Life, Travel
On a lovely, sunny day in late September, Mum & I decided to have a day out at Croft Castle and Parkland. I’d been meaning to go since our trip ... Read more
Criccieth Castle

Criccieth Castle

Travel
We spent many of my childhood holidays up in the little seaside town of Criccieth in Gwynedd, North Wales and I’d always wanted to visit the castle, yet we never ... Read more
Cymer Abbey

Cymer Abbey

Travel
Nestled near the banks of the Afon Mawddach lies the remains of Cymer Abbey, a ruined Cistercian abbey founded in 1198. The abbey was dedicated to the Virgin Mary under ... Read more
Glansevern Hall Gardens

Glansevern Hall Gardens

Travel
With Glansevern Hall Gardens being just a few miles down the road, I’d been meaning to visit for years but somehow had never made it. So with nothing to do ... Read more
My Travel Bucket List

My Travel Bucket List

Travel
Churchill, Manitoba, Canada I would love to visit Churchill in Manitoba, Canada. Churchill lies on the edge of the Arctic and it is known as the “polar bear capital of ... Read more