The Bowes Museum

The Bowes Museum

The Bowes Museum is in County Durham, close to Barnard Castle that I visited on the same day. The museum is in a lovely chateaux built specially to house the museum. The Bowes Museum was on my bucket list for this year. I saw it on a blog a few years ago (can’t remember where, […]

Marvel Giveaway

I mentioned in Paladone Disney Quiz Night that I will make a couple of giveaways with the amazing prizes I won. The first giveaway has a Marvel theme. I hope you’ll like the items as much as I do. All items are available on paladoneshop. These are the four prizes in my giveaway: Marvel Comics […]

Barnard Castle in Teesdale, County Durham

Barnard Castle

This weekend we’ve been to Barnard Castle in Teesdale, County Durham. The castle is managed by English Heritage. The castle has its name after the 12th century founder, Bernard de Balliol, the nephew of Guy de Baliol, a Knight from Picardy. Teesdale is a historic market town with lovely shops and the nearby Bowes Museum, […]

Knutsford

Knutsford

Knutsford is a lovely small town in Cheshire, just a few miles south of Manchester. The town is linked to the viking King Canute (995-1035). King Canute is believed to have crossed the Lily Stream in 1016 giving the Town its name. Knutsford was recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086 as Cunetesford. Another mention […]

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 […]

My July

I have to start my post by telling you about a dream I had: Festus, my dog, was King of England and his uncle, Aksel, was trying to over-throne him. The funny part (as it’s not funny enough that I had this dream) is that he might have an uncle Aksel. I asked the owner […]