Ford Green Hall. Outside

Ford Green Hall

Ford Green Hall is a lovely farmhouse dating back to the 17th century in Stoke-on-Trent. More details are available on their website. I’ve enjoyed my visit a lot. There were a few volunteers and they were so friendly and they answered all our questions. I would gladly visit Ford Green Hall again. Ford Green Hall […]

Wedgwood Museum

Wedgwood Museum and Tea Rooms

I wanted to go to Wedgwood Museum and tea rooms for a while, and earlier this month I finally went there. We’ve planned to go to a restaurant that day, so we’ve only ordered cream tea at Wedgwood. See more on worldofwedgwood. The Tea Conservatory looks lovely decorated. As we went to Wedgwood during the […]

Hall i’th’ Wood Museum

Hall i’th’ Wood Museum

Hall i’th’ Wood Museum is a gorgeous Tudor house with a lovely history, managed by boltonlams. I went to see a tour on Heritage Open Days. That meant that we got a very rare chance to view the attic, where is believed that Samuel Crompton hid the spinning mule in late 1700s, during the outbreak […]

Virtual Reality Escapes. The kit

Virtual Reality Escapes

My husband and I went to Virtual Reality Escapes, a VR centre in Chester. After having a lot of fun, I’ve decided to take some pictures and blog about them. See more details on their website. We’ve decided to go to Chester on my husband’s day off. So, we bought tickets to Virtual Reality Escapes […]

Jeremiah Horrocks Observatory

Jeremiah Horrocks Observatory

Jeremiah Horrocks Observatory. It’s named after Jeremiah Horrocks, the Lancashire astronomer who correctly predicted the transit of Venus in 1639. See details on Preston and District Astronomical Society’s website, padas. On the day we visited the observatory it was raining. But, even so, the park looks beautiful. I’ve shared a couple of pictures at the […]

St Anthony’s Church. Inside the church

St Anthony’s Church

This week Heritage Open Days starts, an annual event. From July I start looking at their website to see what new places I can visit, especially as I follow them on Facebook and I see there many updates. The first thing I’ve visited this year was St Anthony’s Church in Liverpool. That’s the best part […]

Herastrau, Bucharest

Herastrau, Bucharest

With Autumn approaching, I look back when we’ve had a wonderful walk in Herastrau, Bucharest. Herastrau is a large park in the northern part of Bucharest. It got its name from the lake within its boundaries. In December last year, the park was renamed as King Michael I Park, most likely after his death. If […]

Borrowing or Buying Books

Borrowing or Buying Books

As a keen reader, I talk about the books I enjoy in the monthly update. As you might know, I even have a blog dedicated to book reviews, Coffee and Books. Today I’m talking about borrowing or buying books, which option is better. I read a lot of books. So far this year I’ve finished […]

Sculpture workshop

Sculpture workshop

Last week I went to the Sculpture Workshop with Christy Symington, organized by the International Slavery Museum. It was an artist-led workshop with the artist who made the sculpture ‘Olaudah Equiano – African, slave, author, abolitionist’, on display at the International Slavery Museum, part of the Ink and Blood exhibition. I asked Holly if she […]

Jungle Rumble

August roundup

August was a lovely month. I’ve participated in the Lost Castles, by helping building one of them. I went to the VIP launch of Margaritas, a new cocktail bar in Liverpool. In the last weekend, we went to Jungle Rumble at Liverpool One. I thought I’m going to blog about it, as I was sure […]