English Heritage’s Stott Park Bobbin Mill

Stott Park Bobbin Mill is an extensive working mill that produced literally millions of wooden bobbins vital to the Lancashire spinning and weaving industries. It is located on the shores of Lake Windermere and is the…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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….

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