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Sherlock Holmes & Cake – London
Sherlock Holmes & Cake – London

Sherlock Holmes & Cake – London

Who doesn’t love a good murder mystery? Sherlock Holmes Museum and a bit of cake is a great place to start.

Tunnel turned into Cabaret – Brunels’ Tunnel
Tunnel turned into Cabaret – Brunels’ Tunnel

Tunnel turned into Cabaret – Brunels’ Tunnel

Brunels’ Thames Tunnel Yip, that ‘ is correct there were 2 Brunels involved in the creation of this tunnel. The only monument to have both father and son work together. Sadly, you can’t go into the actual tunnel, well you…

Ghosts be there… Hampton Court Palace
Ghosts be there… Hampton Court Palace

Ghosts be there… Hampton Court Palace

Can’t believe it’s been a year since I went to this amazing place – Hampton Court Palace. I’ve lived in the UK over 20 years and it too me that long to go there. I’d heard about it over the…

Brighton Pier and Booth Museum of Natural History
Brighton Pier and Booth Museum of Natural History

Brighton Pier and Booth Museum of Natural History

Brighton Pier and Booth Museum of Natural History The famous Brighton Pier is a magnet to visitors to Brighton. It’s the 2nd most visited tourist attraction after the Tower of London in England. The majority of the 8 million annual…

Burgh Island – Jewel of Devon
Burgh Island – Jewel of Devon

Burgh Island – Jewel of Devon

This is a special birthday year, so I decided I’d tick something off my bucket list of places to go – Burgh Island. As you’ve seen from my previous 2 posts on Torquay (check them out here 1 & 2),…

Yoga and Wellness Retreats in Brighton
Yoga and Wellness Retreats in Brighton

Yoga and Wellness Retreats in Brighton

Yoga and Wellness Retreats in Brighton Not surprising, but it’s the lady of the website who is the specialist in this area. So, I’m going to share some of the wonderful places I’ve discovered in and around Brighton and Hove,…

Torquay Take 2 – Murder, Mayhem and Christie on the English Riviera
Torquay Take 2 – Murder, Mayhem and Christie on the English Riviera

Torquay Take 2 – Murder, Mayhem and Christie on the English Riviera

I know I’ve said this before, but I love Agatha Christie! I’m currently reading through all the books she wrote. This last September found me back in Torquay – summer home of Agatha and back at the much expanded festival…

A Visit to the Brighton Royal Pavilion
A Visit to the Brighton Royal Pavilion

A Visit to the Brighton Royal Pavilion

A Visit to the Brighton Royal Pavilion If it is your first visit to Brighton then a visit to the Royal Pavilion is well worth the effort. It is in the centre of Brighton and one of Brighton’s iconic landmarks.…

Tea in Brighton – Bluebird Tea
Tea in Brighton – Bluebird Tea

Tea in Brighton – Bluebird Tea

Tea Heaven I love tea!  Love it, love it, love it! When I found there was a tea tasting in Brighton, I went.  It’s listed in the Brighton Fringe Festival which runs in May. You can tea taste all year…

Canada House – London
Canada House – London

Canada House – London

Now most Canadians are most likely, like me. When they arrive in London they don’t know or have never heard of the historic building – Canada House in London. Where Canada House is located at Trafalgar Square in London, SW1.…