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Mother’s Day with Moonpig

Last week I was invited to the Mother’s Day with Moonpig event in Manchester*. Now that Valentine’s Day passed, I think is only appropriate to talk about Mother’s Day. Have a look on their website for more details about cards, gifts, and flowers. I arrived at the lovely venue they picked up in Manchester, got […]

Stockport Air Raid Shelters. Inside the tunnels

Stockport Air Raid Shelters

I visited the Stockport air raid shelters earlier this month and it was so interesting learning about them and seeing, again, how hard must have been during WWII at the time of the German blitz. Stockport air raid shelters were carved into the natural sandstone cliffs. It is very interesting how many rooms are; and […]

George IV

Queen’s Gallery at Buckingham Palace

I visited the Queen’s Gallery at Buckingham Palace last month, as our annual pass was soon expiring and I did not want to miss the chance of seeing their latest exhibition George IV: Art & Spectacle. It is still on until 3 May 2020. Next one is between 12 June – 8 November 2020 and […]

Monkeys on other people's car

Knowsley Safari Park, February

Yesterday we went to Knowsley Safari Park. We’ve had a wonderful time, as always, and today I’m sharing a few highlights, including from the bird of prey display and the sea lion show. As usual, this is a picture heavy post, so prepare for lots of cute animals. You might remember last month’s stand-off with […]

Guide Dogs

Guide Dogs Centre

At the beginning of this month I had the opportunity to visit the Guide Dogs Centre. I did not go there as a blogger, so I did not have to talk about it, but how could I miss the chance of sharing pictures and details about this amazing charity? First of all, this is their […]

Room at National Gallery

National Gallery. Pictures only

With National Gallery closing down for three years for renovations, I was keen to visit it this winter. Here are some of the highlights from my visit. Madame de Pompadour by Francois-Hubert Drouais The execution of Lady Jane Grey by Paul Delaroche, 1833 Erasmus by Holbein, 1523 Cognoscenti in a Room hung with Pictures Flowers […]