We set off early on a rainy morning from our apartment in Liverpool for a whirlwind tour through the south of England. We had a tent and a camp stove in the trunk and we were ready for our mini-break. Evidently, you can see a whole heck of a lot on a four-day road trip.
Posted in February 2012 …
Travel Craft Alert! DIY Cork Travel Map by C.R.A.F.T
What a great idea, a personalized travel map made out of an old cork board! How clever you are over at C.R.A.F.T! My sister got us a great personalized travel map and I love being able to track everywhere we’ve been and if I didn’t have this slick version I’d definitely be making this cork … Continue reading
Memories of Edinburgh-St. Giles Cathedral
For no reason other than I like it.
Photo Friday #11 – Local
I live in a small town outside of Chester in the northwest of England. The Shropshire Union Canal runs through town not far from our house and it’s one of my favourite places to go for a walk and feed the ducks and swans. There are lots of places where you can rent these huge … Continue reading
My German Apple Pancake Recipe – Yum!
Every year for Pancake Day, or Shrove Tuesday if you want to be technical, my mom would make us delicious, thick pancakes for dinner and we would smother them in lashings of maple syrup. Breakfast for dinner days are one of my best memories from my childhood, only proving that it doesn’t take much to … Continue reading
Photo Friday #10 – Special Moments
My special moment was being part of my little nephews’ first international trip – here’s hoping it’s not the last!
Travel Craft Alert! DIY Travellers’ Laptop Case from Pause The Moment
I was over at the awesome travel blog Pause The Moment today and found this great idea for a DIY Travelers Laptop Case. Well, this might not strictly be a ‘craft’ but it’s a pretty crafty solution to keeping your laptop safe and sound while travelling!
Baby It’s Cold Outside – Homemade Hand Warmers
It’s cold here – cold even by the standards of a Canadian girl. I hate being cold and my hands and feet don’t like it much either. Enter homemade hand warmers! Fast and easy to make and as if it couldn’t get better, these are made out of recycled socks. I whipped three sets of … Continue reading
Photo Friday #9 — Sand
I’ve been a bad blogger and haven’t posted anything for a whole week. I promise I’ll be better in the future, I hope you’ll forgive me. With a theme like ‘Sand’ the most obvious choice is the beach, and I’ve been to a lot of beaches in my life, but I hope that this one … Continue reading
Photo Friday #8 — Village
This photo illustrates one of my favourite parts of my life in a rural English village. Our small town is at its most beautiful in the spring, with flowers popping up everywhere and the bleating of newborn lambs filling the air. I could stand at the gate of the local farmer’s field for hours watching … Continue reading