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Lake District | Wray Castle & Brockhole Centre

Wray Castle. Freshly rested from our long drive, we decided to visit the quirky Victorian neo-gothic Wray Castle across the lake. We drove to nearby Ambleside Pier and took a boat ride to the castle. It is also a perfect opportunity to have a look around. Wray Castle is a National Trust owned family friendly…

12 Places to visit at Lake District in summer with the kids

For our week long summer holiday this year, we decided to visit the Lake District. It is our first time and we just have a vague idea on the places we want to see. I did a bit of research but most of the things to do are hiking and boating… which is not really…

Flic, the magic button

One shouldn’t shy away from technology, at it’s best, it makes our lives easy. On occasion we see that some people do take advantage and use it for their nefarious deeds. But hey, the more informed we are, the better we can protect ourselves. When my  husband gave me a Pebble smart watch, my favourite…

Merry Christmas!

It’s that time of year again where we celebrate family and share good tidings. So, from my family to yours, we wish you a wonderful Christmas and a very prosperous new year! Love, the Snowdon Family  

Halloween is upon us!

It’s almost Halloween! Are you going to go trick or treating or are you going to distribute treats? Whichever you choose, Halloween is a perfect time to indulge in a bit of creative activity.  You don’t have to go crazy on it, a little bit will make the littlest trick or treaters excited 🙂 This…

When your bank calls..

I just had a phone call from “my bank” today. And having seen those adverts about some fraudsters tactics, I erred on the safe side when the question changed and told the guy I am calling them back. Stories abound about people getting scammed of their hard earned savings, so here are some advice to…

Epping-Ongar Railway experience

The Epping-Ongar Railway was an interesting experience. The steam and diesel locomotives, the heritage buses and the enthusiastic volunteers makes it a great day out and a brief glimpse of what it’s like 50 years ago. This extension was built 150 years ago, and later became the eastern terminus of the Central Line. After the…

Herne Bay Market & beach

Herne Bay is a seaside town in Kent just south of the Thames Estuary and not far from Canterbury. Accessible from London via the A2/M2/A299 or via a Southeastern train from Stratford. I went out with a friend to checkout the market and to enjoy the last days of summer. Herne Bay market is a…

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