Ladies Day at the Races

Only a day after we arrived in England, we had tickets to attend Ladies Day at Aintree. This is part of a three-day event of horse racing, ending on the final day with the Grand National, which is televised around the world. Ladies Day is when everyone dresses up their best and there is a […]

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A Day in Victoria

Chris’ parents came over from England for a visit for a few weeks. We had very little time, with lots to see. First up was Victoria. We took an early morning ferry from Tsawwassen to Swartz bay on Vancouver Island. They ferry journey was about an hour and a half long. We sat out on […]

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Afternoon Tea

I have been bugging Chris to take me for afternoon tea in Southport for forever! Finally, he took me. We went to Westminster Tea Rooms. As you walked in, it was as though you had stepped back in time. The staff were dressed in period pieces and the music was as though you were back […]

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Lunch in Liverpool

Chris, his mom Fiona and I went into Liverpool for a day out. We did a little shopping before going for lunch. We met Chris’s dad Ian at the Beatles hotel called A Hard Days Night. The restaurant attached is called Blake’s Restaurant. The restaurant wasn’t huge but had photos of the Beatles all around. […]

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Night Out With the Girls

I reunited with my Uni friends for a girls night out. Anna, Abbie, Emma, Charl and I all met up in Manchester during the day to catch up and have lunch. We met at the train station. I was the first to arrive, so I waited in a Starbucks until everyone arrived on their separate […]

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Shopping Date in Manchester

I met up with my friend Charl in Manchester for shopping and cocktails. I caught the train in the early afternoon and met her at Manchester Piccadilly station. Right away we went to Costa Coffee for a quick catch-up. A lot has happened in a year, for both of us. After spending an hour there, […]

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A Day in London

I love going to England and visiting friends I haven’t seen in a year. It’s even more fun when we go for a day trip together. My friends Roscoe (Michael, but I never call him that), Harry and I decided to meet up in London for a day. I woke up early to make the […]

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