A Four Day Itinerary for Taormina, Sicily

A Four Day Itinerary for Taormina, Sicily

This summer we visited the beautiful island of Sicily. Having not visiting before, we were unsure what we would find. What we did find was an island full of history, culture, delicious food and spectacular scenery. We actually spent six days in Taormina, but I think...
209 Women, Portcullis House

209 Women, Portcullis House

Yesterday, I attended the free exhibition at Portcullis House, 209 Women. The exhibition has been put together to celebrate 100 years of women being able to become Members of Parliament. The Representation of the People Act was passed in February 1918, following a...
5 of the best beaches to go fossil hunting in Dorset

5 of the best beaches to go fossil hunting in Dorset

At one point or another, one of your children will undoubtedly go through the ‘dinosaur phase’. However, as phases go, this is pretty good phase and certainly one ┬áto embrace. After the essential visit to The Natural History Museum, the next essential trip...
Good grief, Charlie Brown! Somerset House

Good grief, Charlie Brown! Somerset House

One of those items that has instantly reminds me of my childhood is my Snoopy money box. It sat proudly on my window shelf, with me putting my weekly pocket money in. Snoopy is a part of all our lives, however big or small, I am sure all of us have a memory of him and...
Christmas gift ideas: The National Art Pass

Christmas gift ideas: The National Art Pass

With eyes to Christmas, it is very easy to have eyes to gifts that may raise a laugh or two, be used a couple of times, before they then gather dust in a cupboard, or worse, condemned to landfill. However, I am delighted to see that there is a trend towards buying...