Week 1: Málaga & Granada

Week 1 of many! After a mad last few days of packing and socialising and goodbyes, I finally hopped on a plane on Monday 23rd April. First stop: Málaga, purely because it's a cheap destination to fly to in southern Spain. Málaga To be honest I didn't have high expectations - the name summoned visions [...]

kenilworth castle joust final

Experience medieval jousting at Kenilworth Castle

Horses blasting down the tiltyard. Lances shattering into hundreds of pieces of splintered wood. A jester falling over himself with laughter. Coloured flags to cheer for the north, south, east or west. And a nearby ice cream van to keep you cool in the unusual blazing sunshine. It's medieval jousting, brought into the 21st century. [...]

Finding Paddington Bear at Paddington Station

During my trip to London this weekend, I had a little extra spare time to kill before heading home thanks to a cancelled train. So I went in hunt of the famous Paddington Bear at Paddington station! Paddington Bear at Paddington Station London, England Literary significance of Paddington Bear at Paddington station "Mr and Mrs [...]

Review: Saal Digital acrylic glass print

One of my favourite things to do soon after I've returned from holiday is start going through my photos. Normally they end up going into an album on Facebook, a gallery on this blog and into one of my many scrapbooks with ticket stubs and leaflets. Recently however I had the opportunity to do something [...]