Category Archives: Customs and Traditions

Local and Community History Month – Exploring Burwell Museum

I have been on holiday from work this week, it has been a very productive and enjoyable week writing and researching possible ideas.¬† The weather has been brilliant and progressively lovelier throughout the week. At the beginning of the week … Continue reading

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King’s College Chapel, Cambridge

Hello everyone ūüôā I have been trying to write this post for absolutely ages! If you are reading this¬†I have finally posted it! Yay! I recently¬†spent a couple of weeks researching and writing an unrelated article for a Local Secrets¬†(a … Continue reading

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Etiquette and Manners – an afternoon with William Hanson

As mentioned in my previous post, the second half of my day last Saturday was spent learning about etiquette and manners, with nineteen other tea party guests.¬†¬† The event was run by The Secluded Tea Party¬†with guest speaker William Hanson, … Continue reading

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Scarecrows, but not as you know them! – Haslingfield Scarecrow Festival

Last Saturday was an interesting mixture of the odd and the ‘proper’¬†¬†In the morning I went to a scarecrow festival, in the afternoon I went to a tea party devoted to etiquette and manners.¬† It definitely made¬†a fascinating¬†and enjoyable day … Continue reading

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Bury St Edmunds – Abbey Gardens and Ruins

Yesterday I spent a lovely couple of hours in Bury St Edmunds¬†with my friend Julie, it was a spur of the moment trip as originally we were going somewhere else but missed the bus by a few minutes!¬† We¬†decided to … Continue reading

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May – Lily of the Valley

Over the last year I have been posting about customs and traditions from each month, which has been really interesting.¬† May was my first customs and traditions post, so I¬†thought I’d¬†try a year of¬†focussing on¬†‘birth flowers’ each month.¬† I will … Continue reading

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A Calendar of Bakes – An afternoon of cake and history in Cambridge

Firstly… Happy 1st Birthday to my blog!¬† Thank you to everyone following my blog and for the lovely comments on my posts over the last year.¬† I am really enjoying posting here and look forward to posting more.¬† I have¬†also … Continue reading

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