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 […]

181 biscuits and a sweet loaf

181 Biscuits

Last week I’ve baked 10 types of biscuits and a sweet loaf for my husband. That means I’ve baked 181 biscuits in five hours and a half, prep time and washing up included. It was a surprise for a celebration he had. It was something I’ve thought about for a while and that proved to […]

Cocktails

Margaritas Liverpool

This weekend a new cocktail bar opens in Liverpool, called Margaritas. I’ve been invited for the VIP launch party last night and I’ve had an amazing time. It is a Miami infused cocktail bar, specialized in Margaritas, hence the name. Fancy knowing more about Margaritas Liverpool, check their website. Margaritas in Liverpool city centre, where […]

Salford Museum

Salford Museum

Last weekend my husband and I went to Salford Museum in Greater Manchester. It is a lovely art gallery with a lovely shop, where I bought a few things, and there is a nice looking tearoom too. We haven’t been to the tearooms as we were heading up to Trafford Centre for lunch. I’m going […]

Butterfly studs

It’s been a long time since I’ve hosted a giveaway, so, today I’m going to host one. I’ve talked about my love for nature inspired jewellery before, if you’ve seen the post I wrote a few months ago, My favourite pieces of jewellery. I wore these lovely butterfly studs this weekend. They are made by […]

Fairtrade Coffee

Fairtrade Coffee

I’ve decided that I’m going to buy only fairtrade coffee a few months ago. It’s more expensive, but it’s not a necessity (despite being addicted to coffee and drinking coffee a few times a day). There is no justification, for me, not to buy fairtrade. Luckily there are plenty of options on the market, both […]

Enjoying the wildlife in our garden

Enjoying the wildlife in our garden

I’ve always wanted a garden and now that I have I do my best to enjoy it as much as I can. That mostly means enjoying the wildlife in our garden, besides playing with the dog, having some meals in, and, of course, doing a bit of gardening. In the last years, we’ve got only […]

Lost Castles

Lost Castles

Lost Castles, for the first time, involved all the boroughs of Merseyside. Hundreds of volunteers worked with the French artist Olivier Grossetȇte to create impressive structures out of cardboard. The structures represented medieval castles or historical important buildings. Don’t miss their website. These are the ones we saw. We didn’t get to Wirral because it […]

Waddesdon Manor

Waddesdon Manor

I’ve realized today that I’ve been to Waddesdon Manor at the end of June and only now I’m sharing these pictures. I’ve blogged about Michael Eden’s special exhibition at Waddesdon Manor though, make sure you have a look, his work is gorgeous. Check their website if you want to see more details. The Rothschilds trace […]

Comana Monastery, Bucharest. Entrance

Comana Monastery, near Bucharest

Comana Monastery is only an hour away from Bucharest (or up to two if is heavy traffic). The monastery has an English website, if you fancy a read: manastireacomana. I’m sure you’ve never heard of Comana Monastery before. Also, I’m sure most of you know its founder very well: Vlad the Impaler or, Vlas Tepes […]