I am constantly looking at ways to make travelling less complicated and more fun… These are my top tips so far: 1. STUDY AHEAD Get to know where you’re going, you don’t have to be an expert on each city or town but wouldn’t it be better to know where you’re going so you don’t… Read More Travel tips… We all need them
The prospect of moving overseas can be incredibly exciting and completely overwhelming. I had always wanted to move, however never taken that plunge. I scoured the web looking for online advice but it wasn’t focused on my kind of move. They talked about shipping your belongings etc, but what about just packing a bag and… Read More What to consider when moving overseas…
I’m on my own! First stop… Manchester, England! I stayed here before Italy as i had an early flight in the morning so rather than get up early and inconvenience my cousin, I thought best to stay overnight. First of all, I caught a train from Leeds to Manchester, that went well. Then I found… Read More O Solo Mio!
When my cousin told me about Downham, a village almost kept in its complete historic state, I was intrigued. How can a town in the 21st century, lived in my 21st century people, be unchanged by 21st century requirements? Well, it can! Any cables, aerials etc must be kept from the front of the house, which… Read More Downham Village – Unchanged simplicity
My mother has told me tales of camping at Bolton Abbey (actually a priory) when she was a child, not something I think you can do anymore however it was the 50’s. She along with her brother, sister and cousin Elizabeth and parents used to drive with a packed car and setup the tents during… Read More Bolton abbey
I am only weeks away from seeing some faces I haven’t seen in a long time. These people will be my rocks while I am starting out, I hope they don’t mind. The hardest part of this wee journey I will be making is leaving my friends and family behind. Yeah ok so they’ll come visit,… Read More Familiar faces
Someone asked me recently, “Why Manchester?”, well there are two answers, a long one and a short one. The short answer I just don’t want to live in London! Simple, easy and straight to the point. There, I said it, you can stop reading now if you want. The long answer Google tells me Manchester is… Read More Where it will begin… Manchester