Monkey Forest

On our holiday we went to Monkey Forest, in the Trentham Estate, near Stoke on Trent and RAF Museum. Here the Barbary macaques roam freely in a 60 acre forest. They live as they would in the Atlas mountains of Algeria and Morocco. There are 3 more similar parks, 2 in France and 1 in […]

RAF Museum

On our holiday we went to Monkey Forest and Royal Air Force Museum, Cosford. The museum is near an active field, so we saw soldiers and real fighters planes. We both enjoyed it very much. I didn’t had high expectations, but I found the information very interesting and well presented. We spend around 3 hours […]

Holiday

We had a small holiday this week. We went to Stafford, Telford and Stoke on Trent. I took some pictures on the motorway, but I put just one on the blog. We were on the 2nd lane (of 5) on M6, to Stafford. Our holiday started with a visit of Ancient High House. The lovely […]

Birkenhead Priory

I love the Priory and it’s history. We went twice and I want to go back, hopefully the tower will be finished and we’ll be able to climb the 101 stairs. The Priory is the oldest standing building in Merseyside. It was build in 1150. The monks followed the Rule of St. Benedict. The Prior […]

Olive Grove

Yesterday we went in Heswall and I loved the place from the start. It’s very clean and the landscape is very beautiful. Unfortunately I couldn’t take pictures because there aren’t parking lots near the most beautiful places. After hubby finished a meeting, we had a great time at the Olive Grove. The weather was very […]

The Edmund Gardner

Hubby booked a tour of Edmund Gardner, the largest piece in Liverpool Museum. It was lovely, we both enjoyed it very much. He took a lot of photographs, so there is an overload of pictures from our visit. We’ve met the curator in the Museum of Liverpool and then we went on the Canning dock […]

5 year anniversary

Saturday was a very important day for us, our 5 year anniversary from our 2nd wedding (the religious one). So we decided to go see the seals from Hilbre Islands, within the Dee Estuary. The starting point was West Kirby beach, as you can see, the last time we went there the tide was high […]

Manchester

Yesterday we went to Manchester. After the meetings we went for a stroll in the city center. Manchester’s China town, full of Chinese restaurants, guarded by a gate. In Liverpool there is a similar one. Albert square, in front of the city council. Brazennose Street Lincoln Square This is John Rylands Library. In the center […]

West Kirby Beach

Yesterday we had a great day at West Kirby Beach and Marine lake. We saw Hilbre Islands, they look beautiful. You can click on the panorama to see it bigger. The Hilbre Islands are situated at the mouth of the Dee Estuary and they are important as a stopping-off point for the twice-yearly migration of […]