Tag Archives: Museums

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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Magdalene College/Pepys Library, Cambridge

Hello! Well, my blog is two years old!  It doesn’t seem that long ago I celebrated its first birthday!  Isn’t it scary how quickly time goes! Since my last post I have been commissioned to write three more pieces for … Continue reading

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Adventures in Northern Ireland, Part 3 – Larne

The second half of my holiday was spent in the beautiful coastal town of Larne, known as the ‘Gateway to the Glens’.  The pic above is one of my favourite pics I took there, I plan on trying to paint … Continue reading

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An afternoon in St Ives and Swavesey

St Ives (not the one in Cornwall!) is a market town fifteen miles from Cambridge. It has a lovely relaxed atmosphere and is great for mooching around on a Saturday afternoon, exploring its fascinating history and picturesque views.  My friend and I spent the afternoon doing just that … Continue reading

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Twelve traditions of Christmas, Pt 1 – Christmas Cards and Secret Santa

It’s that time of year again! To celebrate all things Christmas I have decided to have a festive blogging session in several parts, which I will post over the coming weeks. My first post is dedicated to Christmas Cards and … Continue reading

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Vermeer’s Women, Secrets and Silence – Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

The Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge is always worth visiting, next time you are in Cambridge spend a few hours wandering around its captivating collections of artefacts and paintings.  You won’t be disappointed http://www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/ As a local to Cambridge I feel very lucky … Continue reading

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