Thought for the day

Portsmouth Dockyards – May 2015

Portsmouth Dockyards – May 2015

Bank holiday Mondays were invented for day trips! Well in our house they were anyway. They are a good British excuse to visit somewhere or if the weather holds out stick the BBQ on. As the weather wasn’t looking amazing we opted for the former. Having previously bought some tickets on Groupon the trip was much more affordable. A full price ticket for an adult to the Historic Dockyard is £32.00!!! A little steep in my opinion especially if you… View Post

Tashkent, Uzbekistan – 24th April 2015

Tashkent, Uzbekistan – 24th April 2015

We arrived! We rested (this was very much needed) and then were ready to go. Alongside Amelia we had a local guide Tanya for the day. After lunch we headed out to our first site of the trip. Museum of Applied Arts, pulling up alongside a quite an unassuming building we entered a lovely courtyard with an oak tree providing the only shade. The exhibits of suzani and jewellery led us round and museum and gave a small taste of… View Post

Uzbekistan 2015

Uzbekistan 2015

When my husband first broached the idea of going on a trip to Uzbekistan I laughed and thought it was a ridiculous idea. I dismissed the notion but he kept insisting. Over and over again he kept bringing up the idea of travelling to this unusual country, then in November 2014 I began to show more of an interest. Researching the country I began to stumble across endless reams of intriguing blue domes and the faces of interesting people. The idea… View Post