The Four UK Capital Cities in One Year Adventure. Last year one of the City Adventures my husband and I undertook was to visit all four UK Capital cities in a year. Running Treasure hunts in London we get to visit London on a regular basis. The challenge was to visit Cardiff, Edinburgh and Belfast as well… More One Year. One Country. Four Capital Cities.
January is traditionally the peak month to book holidays. Not surprising as this time of year brings cold, wet weather and dark nights making you long for the sunshine. One study by Jet2holiday showed more 21% of people are looking to book a holiday to cheer themselves up. However, another study by MBNA showed 82% of… More Time to book your next holiday adventure
What happens when an ordinary British guy gets hit by a meteor and turns into a superhero? Obviously he becomes a civil servant for the MOD. Superbob is “a day in the life” story of Robert Kenner, a former postman who is also the world’s only SuperHero. Staring Brett Goldstein and Catherine Tate this is a British superhero film. Not so… More A British Superhero
Robert Burns was born on 25 January 1759. Each year his life and poetry is celebrated on Burns Night. The celebrations, which began at the end of the 18th century, include the traditional Scottish dish and drink – Haggis and Scotch Whiskey – and recitations of Burns’s poetry. Addressing of the haggis
The first ever design museum to be built in the UK outside London. V&A Museum of Design Dundee will be an international centre of design for Scotland. Renowned architect Kengo Kuma’s has designed the only purpose built galleries in Scotland large enough to showcase world-class touring exhibitions from the V&A in their entirety. The galleries are planned… More V&A Museum of Design Dundee
Robert Burns’ most recorded love song. Robert Burns often travelled to Edinburgh where he established a platonic relationship with Mrs Agnes Maclehose. Agnes Maclehose or Agnes Craig, was known to her friends as ‘Nancy’. Burns wrote ‘Ae fond kiss’, refering to “Nancy” in the poem, after their final meeting on 6 December 1791 and sent the poem to her before she… More Ae fond kiss…… and a Scottish Themed Treasure Hunt
“My heart’s in the Highlands, my heart is not here, My heart’s in the Highlands, a-chasing the deer;” These are lines by Robert Burns An exploration of the V & A Museum With a Scottish Themed Treasure Hunt Getting ready for Burn’s Night, Treasure Hunts in London are organising a treasure hunt on Sunday 24th January 2016 around… More The Scottish Hunt
A treat for murder mystery fans. Following the daily Advent blogging, and Christmas, Twixmas and New Year festivities blogs, it felt right to take a short break with my feet up, in front of the TV, with the last of the chocolates, sherry and mince pies. One of the big treats was watching “And Then There… More And Then There Were None……
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