September 2023

September ended so quickly. We visited a lot of places this month and we did a lot of shopping as well. I need new clothes for university, so we went shopping a few times, including for evening dresses for Formal Hall (dinner). Firstly, I will talk about a memorial in Rochdale, that was on my […]

Newton Hall

Heritage Open Days, Cheshire. Day 2

Heritage Open Days, Cheshire. Day 2 follows the previous post of what we visited in the first day we went to see the heritages sites. On that day we saw a bank vault, a bath house and physic garden, an 1845 cottage for railway workers, and the Crewe Heritage site where we took a miniature […]

Castlerigg Stone Circle

Heritage Open Days, Cumbria

I blogged about the Heritage Open Days in Cheshire and today I blog about our road trip in Cumbria, with the same event. While these locations are really lovely, we wanted to visit them as a road trip, enjoying the drive between these places as much as the places in itself. We stopped for coffee […]

Old Bank Vault - building

Heritage Open Days, Cheshire

I am sharing a day-trip for Heritage Open Days in Cheshire. We also had another day-trip to Cumbria, which will follow. Instead of having specific posts, I made this round-up post. We’ve been to 4 different places! The Old Bank Vault is now in the basement of a bakery, Mamars, which looks amazing inside and […]

Jars of Spices


I shared a pictures of my spices after we renovated our kitchen. I soon discovered that keeping spice jars on a side means spices would spill into the drawer. This meant I needed to change all the jars to ones with a proper lid. I am so happy now with how these look. I got […]

Timothy Snyder The Making of Modern Ukraine

Timothy Snyder: The Making of Modern Ukraine

Today I am going to talk about Timothy Snyder: The Making of Modern Ukraine course on YouTube. I didn’t think I will blog about this course because it is a 23 lectures long Yale Course, you can find here. I imagine it will be a focused course which due to its length and topic might […]