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Photo Friday #9 — Sand

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

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

Christmas Cheer in Belfast

Christmas Cheer in Belfast

A magical Christmas in Belfast? Probably not the first place on your list when thinking of a pre-Christmas holiday getaway, but this is where we found ourselves last weekend and I would certainly recommend it. With the amazing Belfast Christmas Market in front of City Hall and the Christmas craft sale at St George’s Market … Continue reading

Photo Friday # 2 – Castles

Photo Friday # 2 – Castles

I am an absolute sucker for a castle. We North Americans have a pretty short history and my mind is still blown regularly when I visit places that are hundreds, or even thousands, of years old! Today’s photograph is one I took in 2008 on a trip down the Antrim Coast in Northern Ireland. This … Continue reading

Food, Glorious Food!

Food, Glorious Food!

I love food, who doesn’t?! I love to cook it, eat it, look at it, and learn about it-I even briefly considered doing my Masters in food history (did you even know that was a degree?). Poking through grocery stores is one of my favourite things to do in a new place; it’s fun discovering … Continue reading