• Bristol,  Lifestyle,  Photography,  Travel

    Placeum, a new audio map of Bristol

    When we go away on holiday, especially city breaks, we’re always keen to learn the history about the place we’re visiting. Whether that’s through a free walking tour, a museum or a gallery. But what about if you could dip in and out of your history lesson, discover some new and exciting parts of the place you live whilst on your way to lunch or work? Placeum, a new audio map, has just been launched in our wonderful city of Bristol. Apart from the obvious iconic features of this city like the SS Great Britain and the Suspension Bridge, I’m a little ashamed to say I don’t know that much…

  • Art,  Crafts,  Lifestyle,  Photography,  Travel

    Unleash the child in you

    There’s a magical place, we’re on our way there, with toys in their millions, all under one roof; it’s called… Well sadly Toys’R’Us don’t need that catchy little ditty any more, but perhaps the new Lego house could use it instead. Billund, Denmark; the home of Lego. Nearly 90 years ago the founding family of Lego started their business, first as carpenters, then wooden toy makers, and then moving with the times into plastic. They weren’t the first to do a plastic brick, and doubtless they won’t be the last, but they are the best, and it would take something very special to change that. The Lego House is a…

  • Food & Drink,  Lifestyle

    When in Rome…(Tuscany and Milan)

    Soooo… this is awkward, another long stint without even a hint of a new blog post. I love having a blog, sharing my pictures and keeping a sort of online diary to look back on, but most days after work, all I have the energy for is food and sleep (and maybe an episode of CSI:NY). However yesterday, Alan and I joined the gym so I’m feeling the need to get into some kind of routine where I have time for gymming, blogging, sleeping and having a social life. Hmmm you’ll know it hasn’t gone to plan if I don’t blog for another 3 months! Anyway the point of this…