Blackpool Illuminations

On 1st September was the big switch on of the Blackpool Illuminations. It’s their 11th year, only the second time for us, as we’ve been there a couple of years ago. The lights can be seen on the promenade daily from 1st September to 5th November. More details about this year’s show on their website. […]

The Clipper Race

The Clipper Race

The Clipper Race 2017-2018, started from Liverpool and we went to see the start, the 11th race. The Clipper Race is one of the biggest challenges. Even though no previous sailing experience is necessary, the race is 40,000 nautical miles long, on a 70-foot ocean racing yacht. The race was envisaged by Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, […]

La Notte Rosa at Bella Italia

Imagine my delight when I was invited at the party of La Notte Rosa at Bella Italia in Manchester, a Summer Festival until the 3rd September. Read more details about the Pink Festival on their website. La Notte Rosa (Italian for pink night) is celebrated every summer along the Northern Italian coast, started in 2006. […]

The Labyrinth Challenge

The Labyrinth Challenge

Last weekend my husband and I went to Haydock Park Racecourse for The Labyrinth Challenge*. There are 7 more events this year, from Edinburgh to Windsor, so make sure you have a look on the thelabyrinthchallenge website if you fancy taking the challenge. The Labyrinth Challenge is the world’s longest, continuous inflatable obstacle course. There […]

Paladone Disney Quiz Night

Last week I’ve been invited to a Paladone Disney Quiz Night in Manchester. My husband and I managed to get there a bit late, as it happens so often, but just in time for the quiz. We’ve team up with Codie (from codiekinz.co.uk) and we were ready for the challenge. While we were in the […]

Shopping at British Style Collective

British Style Collective – Shopping and Designers

Yesterday I blogged about British Style Collective – Catwalk and Alcatel Arena Show and today I’m blogging about Shopping and Designers. More details on the BSC website*. I mentioned yesterday about Gary McQueen (top-left) and his scarf debut collection: Life – Death – Rebirth. The collection is a tribute to Alexander McQueen, his uncle. For […]