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You’re From Where?! Amusing UK place names

You’re From Where?! Amusing UK place names

I’m not completely convinced that the air conditioner in my office wasn’t leaking some sort of gas today and making me a little giddy but I laughed every time I opened up my email and saw an email from Cockermouth. Advertisements

Photo Friday #18 – Time/clocks

Photo Friday #18 – Time/clocks

Today I would like to introduce you to the first and second most photographed clocks in the UK! Oh the things that someone feels compelled to quantify. I’m not sure how one determines such things but I’ll go along with it for now, it seems harmless enough.

Photo Friday #17 – Balls!

Photo Friday #17 – Balls!

Yes, you read that right. Today’s #frifotos theme is balls. This photograph was taken between St. Paul’s Cathedral (only weeks prior to its occupation) and the Millennium Bridge in London. As soon as I saw this giant mirror balls I had to take a photograph.

The Surprises of Armagh

The Surprises of Armagh

As I mentioned on Saturday, we spent the weekend in Belfast to attend the christening of our new wee nephew. It was the first christening I’ve been to so the whole day was a learning experience and I really enjoyed it

Spring Colours in Northwest England

Spring Colours in Northwest England

It is an absolutely gorgeous day here in Chester. The sun is shining, the birds are singing and there is a fresh spring breeze in the air. I spent some time out with my camera snapping some of the sights of the season. These are the fruits of my labour.

Photo Friday #13 – Chocolate

Photo Friday #13 – Chocolate

Well this is a topic that is near and dear to my heart! I like me some chocolate. Last year for our anniversary Damian surprised me with a Green & Black’s chocolate making workshop with My Chocolate! Good gift or what?!

A Cornish Fasty – the southwest of England in 4 days

A Cornish Fasty – the southwest of England in 4 days

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.