Mam Tor, Peak District UK

I'm still undergoing my hiking training in preparation for the trek in Transylvania to raise money for Mind. So in search of seeking out some good local places to walk, we set off for the Peak District, which is about an hour or so away from where we live. Mam Tor was our destination; a … Continue reading Mam Tor, Peak District UK

Another Place

I do like my art (especially sculptures; as proved here and here!), however I tend to get a bit freaked out by large statues (this post has some rather terrifying examples) - apparently it's a thing (lots of people experience it - I promise!!). In particular, statues of people in / near water scare the … Continue reading Another Place

There are Botanical Gardens in the Middle of Vegas?!

Most people know that Vegas is expensive. It can be done on a shoe-string budget, but why would you? It's Vegas. Part of this city's attraction is the extravagance. There is one place, however, where you can still feel like a baller but spend nothing. I'm talking about the Bellagio. Known as one of the … Continue reading There are Botanical Gardens in the Middle of Vegas?!

National Tree Week

Apparently, last week was national tree week - who knew? Mind you, we have all sorts of 'national weeks' ('national talk like a pirate' week is one of my favourites!) so why not one for trees? Skipping through twitter, I found loads of posts on trees and it got me thinking about the most beautiful … Continue reading National Tree Week