Packing Essentials For a Day Trip

Is anyone else super organised when it comes to going on a day trip? I know I am, more so then I was a few years ago. How many times have you been caught out in the rain? Perhaps you’ve been out enjoying the sunshine and then all of a sudden it starts to rain…

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Well I can’t believe how quickly the time is going! I mean it’s already August, can you believe it? But in a weird way, it’s also gone slow? I suppose since the world is no longer functioning like normal it makes sense. This year obviously isn’t the best, but it has made me realise what…

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For people who just need a bit of happiness in their day. If your mood could use a little boost, then hopefully this quote can help you. Everyone has good days, but sometimes when people are having a bad day, it can be hard to keep going. Sometimes I find myself saying it’s fine, or…

Castle Spotting: How to Spot a Castle Hidden in Plain Sight

Not all castles are big and in your face, some are actually hidden in plain sight. How you might ask? Surely everyone knows a castle when they see one… well that’s not always the case. The big stone castles that are clearly visible, the famous ones that show the power and wealth that some people…

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How many of you have a goal? How many of you have achieved this goal? I don’t know about you but I seem to have a never ending list of goals that I want to achieve. But my goals aren’t something that come easily. I know I have to work hard for them. Some days…

12 Common Misconceptions About Castles

For people who loves history or just loves old buildings, then castles are one of most popular remnants of the Middle Ages that are still standing, and are a sure way to travel back in time. Even if you have to use your imagination for a little bit. But so many people assume that castles…

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So last week I spoke about how I had just taken up cycling, and how I managed to cycle 20 miles on a 30 year old bike… well now I’ve improved upon this. I decided to treat myself to a new bike from Evans Cycles, and I have to say I love it. It took…

Top Ten UK Castles with a Breathtaking View!

When it comes to visiting castles there can be many reasons to why you want to visit one. Some people just want to visit a castle that they can spend a couple of hours wandering around, taking in all the different architecture. Others want to see a castle for the history of the region, to…

Tombstone Rashomon – Film Review

Disclaimer: I received this film for free from TriCoast Entertainment in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the film or the content of my review. Title: Tombstone Rashomon Age: 15 Released: 7th July 2020 (available on VOD platforms and Amazon) Director: Alex Cox Genre: Western Rating:   ⭐⭐⭐ (3/5 Stars) About: History is seen from…

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So for anyone who is following me on Instagram (you can follow me here if you haven’t already), you might have seen that I recently started taking up cycling. Throughout all of lockdown, I’ve been exploring my local area by foot and have improved my fitness hugely because of this. I’ve been able to walk…

My Top 5 Favourite Castles: A Trip Down Memory Lane

There are so many castles that I have visited in the past, and there are so many that I still have left to visit. It’s been a long time since I visited a castle though, I think the last one was Bolsover Castle with Luke and I miss exploring these marvellous creations. So I think…