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Stepping back in time at the Weald and Downland Living Museum

One of the places that we loved in Wales was St Fagans. It made me nostalgic for a place that I remember from school trips as a child so last weekend we headed there: the Weald and Downland Living Museum (or Open Air Museum as I knew it from my childhood) We asked my parents […]

Sunday Funday at Orleans House Gallery

We recently visited Strawberry Hill House in Twickenham thanks to West London Wonders and had a brilliant time that made us want to explore more of their partner venues. Close by, on the bank of the River Thames is Orleans House Gallery. Once a magnificent stately home, now only a single extraordinary room remains: the […]

A twilight tour of Strawberry Hill House with West London Wonders

Strawberry Hill House is a beautiful stately home once owned by Horace Walpole. We were invited to attend a blogger event to experience the beauty of the house and gardens at twilight. Anya was spellbound from the moment we arrived: she said it looked like a magical castle for princesses. She wasn’t wrong! With its […]

Wedding Wednesday: I give you this ring…

Chris and I exchanged rings in private back in 2015 and this year we will do the same in front of 70 guests at our wedding. We will use the rings we have already given each other as they represent the commitment we made to each other. But why are rings given? The history of […]