Blackpool, Short Breaks, UK

The Blackpool Illuminations!

A visit to Blackpool wouldn't be complete without seeing the Illuminations!! We had been up the Blackpool Tower earlier that day, (enjoying the views!) so, we were up for hitting another of the town's tourist attractions! The tradition of the annual illuminations which light up the promenade dates back to 1879, when they first experimented… Continue reading The Blackpool Illuminations!

Because I love, Blackpool, Short Breaks, UK

Because I Love…

...CHEESY SEASIDE FUN! I have just returned from a fabulously fun weekend in Blackpool, catching up with family and seeing a few of the sights. Technically we were staying in Lytham St Anne's which is just outside Blackpool, but we had to venture into the famous town whilst we were there. I used to spend… Continue reading Because I Love…

Because I love, photography

Because I Love…

...A DRAMATIC SKYSCAPE!! I couldn't believe this sky that presented itself in front of me one evening!  Those colours just blew me away! Now that Autumn is well and truly here, we are getting some pretty spectacular sunsets...which I love!  Nature is providing us with a treat and I am loving capturing some of these… Continue reading Because I Love…

Short Breaks, UK

Loafing around Lewes!

I spent a lovely weekend in Lewes during the summer visiting friends. I always love going down there, it’s brilliant to hang out with my friends first and foremost, but Lewes is also a gorgeous little historic town. I feel like I’ve had a proper little mini-break when I return from there. Lewes sits in… Continue reading Loafing around Lewes!

Short Breaks, UK

Sightseeing in Wonderful Wells, Somerset

My mum and I had one full day to explore the delights of Wells, a gorgeous little town in Somerset.  We had already had a little wander around the town the previous afternoon when we arrived, but on our second day there we were all about exploring the two major sights that Wells has to… Continue reading Sightseeing in Wonderful Wells, Somerset

Short Breaks, UK

Exploring Wells, Somerset

Wells is a city in the county of Somerset in England.   It has the honour of being the smallest city in England, thanks to the magnificent Wells Cathedral which is situated there. The city itself is thought to have been around since Roman times, growing up around the springs that are there and gaining its… Continue reading Exploring Wells, Somerset

Excursions, UK

The Magic of Wimbledon Strikes Again!

I've been a bit distracted from all things blogging recently, due to the numerous sporting events that have been taking place this week. Namely one above all...Wimbledon! I love it and during the two weeks it is on, I will clear the diary and not do much else apart from watch it - hopefully in… Continue reading The Magic of Wimbledon Strikes Again!