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Notting Hill Carnival

This post is a little over due but better late then never I always say! When I lived in London I used to attend the Notting Hill Carnival almost every year as a teen. 132 more words

Out & About

A vegan dish for a medieval palate

While most medieval peasantry were not feasting on meat every meal – they probably didn’t cater for vegans either. Along with vegetables, a typical medieval diet in south Wales would have included a lot of cheese, eggs and fish. 283 more words

Living History

Weekend escape

“…And for the weekend  a  band of heavy showers, moving in from the Atlantic, which could merge to become torrential downpours in places and temperatures rather disappointing for the time of year – about 17 degrees….”  The sunny smile of the weather presenter did not quite sit right with the news she was imparting. 606 more words


Bank Holiday Barbecue

It’s the August bank holiday; the end of summer. A time to gather good friends, cook good barbecue, and enjoy the sunshine.

We topped ours off with gluten free… 9 more words

Little Family Day Out - Fenland Country Fair

August Bank Holiday weekend in Cambridgeshire means it must be Fenland Country Fair.  My mum and I have been going to this for years and years, and it’s now a tradition for all the family to go every year.   249 more words


Senedd family fun weekend!

How many other countries have Parliament buildings you can have family fun weekends in? I don’t know many. But we have one!

Wales’ National Assembly is based in one of the most beautiful buildings in Cardiff Bay, the Richard Rogers-designed Senedd (Welsh for ‘parliament’), which is open to the public for tours, has a viewing gallery where you can see ACTUAL LAWS being passed, and has a very pleasant cafe. 425 more words

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