On a trip to Brussels we tried out The Escape Hunt’s The Manneken Pis Robbery escape room. The premise of the story The most famous statue of Brussels, symbol of the city, has been stolen once again. Locked in the hideout of the suspect, teams have to find the Manneken Pis and to replace it on its… More Can you solve the robbery of the Manneken Pis?
An afternoon of exploration and discovery Come on an adventure around Trafalgar Square followed by dinner at The National Gallery. You will need a smartphone to complete the photo challenges and comfy footwear. Photo of Scavenger hunt at Trafalgar square by Juliamaud Artists and Artisans Treasure Hunt. Many famous people lived and worked near Trafalgar Square. With this… More Trafalgar Square Experience
The double album TOMMY was released in the UK on May 23, 1969. It catapulted British band The Who into rock legends and popularised the notion of ‘rock opera’. Chas Early notes that it was Classically-trained Who manager Kit Lambert and the rest of the band who encouraged songwriter Pete Townshend to work on the idea of… More The Who – Pinball Wizard
Arthur Conan Doyle, the author of #Sherlock Holmes, was born in Edinburgh on 22 May 1859 Trained as a doctor at Edinburgh University in 1881, Arthur Conan Doyle divided his time between medicine and writing. His career included being a writer and a journalist, as well as being a surgeon on a whaling boat and a medical officer on a… More Arthur Conan Doyle – Born on 22 May
What Alice Found Lewis Carroll wrote the sequel to Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, called Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There in 1871. It is set a few months after the first book. This time Alice climbs through a mirror to enter a fantasy world. The book includes Alice’s meeting with The Red Queen. She also… More Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There
Every day, people buy too much stuff, eat too much food, and waste away their hours chasing after happiness…to no avail. They may find excitement or satiation, but TRUE HAPPINESS still eludes them. Fortunately, happiness is really inexpensive and pretty simple to find, but that doesn’t mean that it comes easily. However, if you’re bold,… More Searching for happiness
So you’ve been ordering lots of interesting things online and now you’ve just got to wait for them to be delivered. How many times have you come home to find the note from the postman or courier telling you they tried to deliver but you were out. Bummer. Now you’ve got to trudge down the… More Behind the scenes at the Post Office?
You raise them and nurture them and help them grow into adults and then it’s time to let them leave. Some are eager to fly, standing on the edge of the nest dreaming of jumping off. Some need a little help to get going. A gentle nudge over the rim. And then they fly. You… More The impending empty nest.
Children’s birthday parties When throwing a kid’s party parents worrying about everything. Not just the cost and the mess, but the guest-list, the venue, the entertainment, the gifts, the loot bags, the date, the cake…. Now throw into the mix a bit of…..education! Nadine Robinson notes that “one friend ran a bunch of science experiments for her… More Children’s birthday parties
So I’ve been checking out the street art in Brixton ahead of the Street Art in Brixton Treasure Hunt. The Rhino by Louis Masai One of the pieces that I wanted to see was the Rhino by Louis Masai. This was painted for the Save The Rhino campaign and can be found at the back of the Duke of Edinburgh… More Hunting Rhino