Watson's Vegan Bar

Watson’s Vegan Bar

Watson’s Vegan Bar is a lovely vegan place in Leicester. Donald Watson was the one who created The Vegan Society, in Leicester, in 1944. He was told he could not survive on a vegan diet. He became vegetarian at 14 and turned vegan in his 30s. He did manage to survive on a vegan diet… […]

Piana Vyshnia

Piana Vyshnia

Piana Vyshnia means Drunken Cherry in Ukrainian. They are selling cherry liqueur. It is a drink specific to Eastern Europe. In Romania we have a similar drink called vișinată (vișină means sour cherry). It is made in Lviv and they have a few restaurants opened all over Europe, including places like Bucharest and Riga. The […]

Runnymede

Runnymede

Runnymede is the birthplace of the Magna Carta. On 15 June 1215 King John has signed the Magna Carta in this open landscape. It is close to London, on the Thames, but of course, pre-cars and pre-paved-roads, it was rather far. Luckily Runnymede has kept its open landscape and it is a wonderful place to […]

Jousting 2024

Jousting 2024

As usual at Easter, we went to see the Jousting Tournament in Leeds. This time though we spent the night in Leeds and saw two events, one on Sunday and the one Monday morning. There are 2 events each day. It was lovely, even on the second day, when it rained. Just have a look […]

Runnymede

March 2024

In March we travelled a lot, as you can see in this post. We’ve been to Bristol, London (twice), Blackpool, Windsor, and Leeds. I’ve finished the second term for my Master’s and now I am working on my dissertation. I gave a presentation in the lecture theatre of my college and attended two workshops, besides […]

St Mary Redcliffe Church

St Mary Redcliffe Church

St Mary Redcliffe Church is an 800 years old church. It’s huge and it could easily be a cathedral, but there is a cathedral too and I will post about that one later. This church is beautiful and has some very interesting features. It is also free to visit. I’ve been to Bristol before and […]

The Centre for Computing History

The Centre for Computing History

The Centre for Computing History is a museum in Cambridge, which is a must see for everybody, as we are all using computers in our everyday lives. I found it fascinating. Enjoy the pictures I selected from the museum. First of all, do check their website. I love the old look of it, it’s very […]

Pendon museum

Pendon museum is a lovely place which ‘preserves the idyllic rural scene and transport of the 1920s and 30s in a miniature form for future generations to enjoy’. The models present parts of the English countryside and not a specific place. The amount of details is so impressive. I shared a lot of pictures, so […]

Watlington

Watlington is a small market town in Oxfordshire, great for a stroll on a sunny day. For a town with just above 2000 people, it has a lot of things to offer, shops, beautiful houses, a lovely pub, and a gorgeous cafe. Enjoy the pictures.