Ever seen the film Home Alone? You know, the one where the little boy gets left at home by accident by the family and has to defend the house from two burglars? We don’t suggest you forget your little one when you go on holiday by the way, what we do suggest is making a check list to ensure you take the essentials on your travels.
When my late husband and I first thought about starting our holiday cottage business all those years ago, we never dreamed that it would flourish into the business it has now become. From our very first two bed-roomed cottage, we now have eight cottages of varying different sizes, to accommodate guests travelling on their own, right up to large family groups.
September usually symbolizes the end of summer and the beginning of autumn for many. Back to work and back to school, long summer nights drawing in and the final harvests collected. But the ninth month of the year is when many historical events took place over the centuries. Here are 5 snippets of history to impress your friends.
Want to impress your friends and relatives with fabulous snaps? Here are 6 fantastic places to impress your Instagram followers.
Malham Cove has an enigmatic feeling about it no matter what time of year you visit it. You can enthral your followers by taking stunning views from the top or base of Malham Cove. There is nothing more majestic than Malham in the snow!
Following on from our last blog, summer holidays are a time to make memories for the family which will be talked about for years to come. How about organising a special afternoon tea. If the sun is shining, why not make it into an outdoor event, and invite some friends and neighbours to enjoy the tea party. You can get the children involved in the preparations.
Here are some ideas to make your afternoon tea special.
So far the summer weather this year has been fantastic for most of the UK, with long hot summer days (just like a certain generation can remember when we were growing up). Remember the 1955 and 1976 heatwaves? Or the more recent 1995 and 1997 heatwaves?
Hot summers are a great opportunity to get the whole family outdoors. But, if we’re honest, a day out can soon empty the family purse. If you are wondering how you can keep the costs down, use up some the school holidays and get the kids away from their games consoles, here’s a fabulous idea that kids of all ages will enjoy.
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