Friday Fridge Magnet – Week 2

Hi, Another fantastic plastic fridge magnet this week, from the smallest County in England. This was bought on a day trip, for which the weather was fine for a change. Rutland Water is a man made lake owned by Anglian Water. There are various watersports on offer and also cycle hire available for a leisurely circuit of…

Friday Fridge Magnet

Hi, A quirky item from the blog that (sort of) promised to be unusual. We have fifty to sixty of these cheap souvenirs and we thought it would be a quick and fun memory of the holidays or day trips we have made together. All reside on the fridge freezer, as they should. But we don’t normally use them for holding messages,…

Las Vegas – Away From The Bright Lights

Hi, A lot of people stay in Vegas for the gambling and also the themed casinos with their over the top attractions. If that’s your thing, then fair enough. Las Vegas is a city mostly built with the millions of dollars generated by the mega casinos, after all. It is way over the top in its…

Essex – Don’t Judge By Reality TV (Part One)

Hi, I can see your hand on the mouse now, poised to move on to the next post without reading this one. The Essex media image has admittedly not been helped by recent reality tv programmes, and the media in general has a rather low-brow expectation of Essex and it’s inhabitants. I would like to…

Unlimited Budget – Where Would We Go?

Hi, A bucket list of travel must do’s. (for us anyway) As we have not travelled to these places, we don’t feel a second hand account is good enough. So we have sourced some images from Wikimedia Commons to whet your appetite, so to speak. Must try to get to South America and the Far…