Posts Tagged: out and about

Out and About: The Hogwarts Express

In my latest Top 10 of Now post I mentioned that I had been back to the Warner Brothers Studio Tour in honour of thirtieth birthday milestones. Our original plan was to visit back in February, but just before booking our tickets it was announced that Platform 9 3/4 and the Hogwarts Express would be… Read more »

Out and About: A Weekend Away

At the end of January I spent a lovely relaxing weekend away in the Midlands with my sisters. This is becoming a bit of a tradition now, each year we investigate somewhere new around the UK, we find a cosy cottage and indulge in lots of walking, eating and catching up. I always have such… Read more »

Out and About: The Everyman Cinema

There’s nothing I like more than a night at the cinema. Comfy seats, good food and becoming completely engrossed in the latest offerings from the film world. Living in London there’s plenty of cinemas to choose from; Cineworld, Odeon, Empire and Vue but they are all so boring and similar. When I travelled in New… Read more »

Out and About: Ripley Common

A couple of weeks ago both Fi and I were at the parental abode for the weekend. As we were in the middle of half marathon training (eek!) we decided to head out on a run early Sunday morning with our Dad. The plan was to head out to Ripley and then run along the canal…. Read more »

Out and About: Southbank Christmas Market, London

One of my favourite things to do in December is visit the Christmas market on the Southbank. You can guarantee you’ll find mulled wine, christmas gifts, festive songs and good food and for me this just signals the start of the festive season. I’m lucky enough to work on the Strand so I’m just a hop, skip and… Read more »

Out and About: Afternoon Tea at The Charlotte Street Hotel

Being thoroughly British means that I absolutely adore a spot of Afternoon Tea. It’s practically an institution in this country and I am always looking for a reason to sample tea from a new place. So when it came to deciding on a birthday treat for our Mum, my sisters and I were quickly in agreement,… Read more »

Out and About: Poppies at the Tower

For a while now Fi and I have both been harking on about doing more of the tourist things in and around London. We’ve both become guilty of ignoring the places closes to us. Silly I know, as we are both incredibly lucky to live where we do, so we really should make the most… Read more »