IWM North - Ukraine

IWM North – Ukraine

IWM North has a beautiful exhibition on Ukraine: Photographs from the Frontline. It shows the work of photojournalist Anastasia Taylor-Lind. It is a free exhibition, until 2nd of January, so well worth visiting. I shared only a few pictures because they are better seen in person. There were quite a few people even if we […]


Tatton Mansion

Today I am sharing pictures from Tatton Mansion, a must see place near Manchester. Enjoy! lift sleight door with mock books, for the library it had heating and it was not exactly safe to use train tracks for coal, something I haven’t seen before

Staircase House

Staircase House

Staircase House is a Grade II* listed medieval building, from 1460, in Stockport, Greater Manchester. It’s been a long time since we visited an indoor museum, which was so usual for us before the pandemic. Usually an audio guide is available, but not now due to covid measures they are taking. A bookguide is only […]

playing golf


A couple of weeks ago I went to Boomers and Swingers at Astley Golf Driving Range to play golf. I never played golf before, as miniature golf is not a proper sport. I enjoyed myself so much that I’ve decided to make a post about it. Firstly, it is quite difficult to play. I didn’t […]

Stockport Air Raid Shelters. Inside the tunnels

Stockport Air Raid Shelters

I visited the Stockport air raid shelters earlier this month and it was so interesting learning about them and seeing, again, how hard must have been during WWII at the time of the German blitz. Stockport air raid shelters were carved into the natural sandstone cliffs. It is very interesting how many rooms are; and […]

Chill Factore - Snowboarding and skying

Chill Factore

My husband and I passed on the motorway beside Chill Factore countless times on our way to Manchester. We wanted to try it out, but kept postponing. Finally we went earlier this month and tried their Snow Passes. These are £12.50 per person for 1h that allows access to the activity area. This includes three […]

Clink Cafe. Manchester. Table in the cafe

Clink Café, Manchester

Clink Café is a very special coffee shop in Manchester. Not only it looks amazing, as you can see from the pictures, but their ethos and story is very impressive. Clink is run by a charity with a very noble aim, as is stated on their website: “The Clink Charity’s aim is to reduce reoffending […]

Things to do in Manchester

Things to do in Manchester

I’m sharing a long list (that will get longer with time) with things to do in Manchester and the Greater Manchester area. I’m sharing all kind of attractions, from museums to cat cafe. MOSI – The Science Museum in Manchester. Is a free museum that is great for both adults and children. Dunham Massey – […]