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Category: history

Avebury, Silbury Hill, Winchester…..and Hot Fuzz!

After a spectacular day yesterday of gallivanting around Somerset seeing the Wookey Hole caves, Wells Cathedral, Europe’s oldest residential road, Cheddar Gorge, Glastonbury Tor, etc……I’ve just had another amazing day. […]

Day 1 in France and quite a day!

This is it! I’ve come on holiday on my own. I have to say that I had really mixed feelings last night – a combination of excitement about doing something […]

Got 5,000 readers on TripAdvisor!

     Just found out that I’ve achieved one half of a challenge! One of the things I’d like to do before I turn 50 is to have 5,000 people […]

Saw the Magna Carta at Salisbury Cathedral

As my husband and teenagers would attest, my knowledge of all things historical is ridiculously bad! Apart from a few facts about the Industrial Revolution and explorers discovering spices from […]