Chasing Sunsets

· Appreciating sunsets around the world, across the years · No matter how many times we see one, we can’t help but wonder at the beauty of sunsets. Maybe it’s because they’re all a little different and maybe it’s because we’re not always guaranteed one. Maybe it’s watching the colors shift and change in the … More Chasing Sunsets

Places of Fiction: Edward Rutherfurd’s London: The Novel

· Exploring the world through words · I know I’m not the first person to fall in love with London. The English city has been captivating people for over 2000 years and thanks to movies, TV shows, and books, there are some who fall in love with it without ever visiting. For those of us … More Places of Fiction: Edward Rutherfurd’s London: The Novel

Hamming It Up

· Exploring a National Trust property in Richmond · Down the Thames from central London, lies the lovely suburb of Richmond. Originally founded by Henry VII, the suburb features picturesque Georgian townhomes, a bustling town, and a sprawling historic deer park. Easily reached by Tube, Overground, or train, the historic little town is well worth a visit. And just down the river … More Hamming It Up

A Winter’s Tale

· Scenes of Cambridge in the winter · We’re lucky here in Cambridge that it’s started to warm up the past few days. With glorious sunshine and temperate temperatures, it’s easy to think we’ve made it to spring. Maybe we have, but we’re also aware that we’re only halfway through February. With random snow, hail, and cold rain storms common in March, … More A Winter’s Tale

Winter at Wimpole

· Exploring a National Trust property in East Anglia · The United Kingdom is one of the most underrated countries. Like Ireland, it has rolling green hills, small mountains, rugged coastlines, and picturesque rivers. However, its beauty is often overlooked as tourists head to London and London only. While we are the last people to say anything bad about … More Winter at Wimpole

Pub Primer

· Exploring the magic of the English pub · For hundreds of years pubs have been the centerpiece of British life. The pub is where communities have long come together to socialize, conduct business, and relax. While they may no longer hold quite the place they once did, it is still where many finish their days. … More Pub Primer