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Travel || Glasgow Necropolis

Today seemed the perfect time to share my visit to the Glasgow Necropolis. (Though in full disclosure, it wasn’t spooky at all!). I’ve mentioned before that I find Victorian cemeteries quite striking. Hauntingly beautiful, in their own ways.  The…

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Travel || Kelvingrove Museum Glasgow

When we were in Glasgow, whilst Sam was out having a play in the park with Harold, I used that time to explore the Kelvingrove Museum. The museum is right next door to Kelvingrove Park (where I left the…

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Travel || Mono in Glasgow

Mono came up as one of the most recommended places to have dinner when Sam and I were planning our Glasgow trip a few weeks ago. And to be fair, we had some pretty stringent requirements. First of all,…

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Travel || Bempton Cliffs

When Sam’s dad was here staying with us in York, we filled our free time with him by going out on a lot of day trips and one of the most memorable ones that we went on was to…

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Travel || A Dog-Friendly Guide to Glasgow

Harold, Sam and I had an amazing time in Glasgow. Not only was it a new city for me to fall in love with (and I really do love Scotland) but the city fell in love with Harold. It…

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Travel || Whitby & Robin Hood’s Bay

Last year before our Hackness wedding fiesta, we took some of our guests out to Whitby for the day. With Lindsay over from America for a short visit I knew that we had to get her out to Whitby…

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Travel || Manchester

Despite being in England for almost exactly 7 years now, I’d never truly explored a lot of the big cities outside of London. So when we had friends who were performing a play in Manchester, it seemed like a…

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York || Clifford’s Tower

Clifford’s Tower looms over one side of York. It dominates my walks to work and most walks that I do around town. (Until I get into town proper and the Minster takes its place as the building supreme.) Another…

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York || Hagg Wood

Sam once asked me what I would pick if I had to chose between the woods or the sea. It was a really hard choice, and it took me several minutes to deliberate and to debate the pros and…

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Travel || North York Moors Railway

A few weekends ago, Sam and I hopped into the car and drove about 30 minutes outside of York to ride on the North York Moors Railway. “Riding a train for fun? Are you crazy?!” I hear you all…