travel

Leeds Festival 2018

Leeds Festival 2018 is a very different LeedsFest for me as I have a new festival buddy. It is Ellie’s first Leeds Festival and her “proper” festival too. Whilst we have been to Bingley Music Live and lots of gigs and concerts we haven’t done a big festival before. As she is 15 now, next summer she is able to go on her own with her friends. As I’m something of a self-confessed festival veteran now I want to take her so she can see what it’s like. I want her to experience everything, know what happens where and generally show her around.  (more…)

Visiting Alnwick Castle

Visiting Alnwick Castle is something I have been wanting to tick off my wishlist for a while. Not only is it a gorgeous castle and grounds, but it’s Hogwarts. Yes, actual Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry! The first two Harry Potter films used Alnwick Castle as the school. And the Harry Potter geek in me needs to see it. I finally had my chance to wander around it during our Northumberland holiday.

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