Hadrian’s Wall

A day of more exploring! Yesterday we went to Hadrian’s Wall. Emperor Hadrian of Rome had the wall built to keep out the “barbarians” also known as the Scots. Hadrian’s Wall was begun in 124 AD. 800 Roman soldiers lived in Housteads Fort along the wall to guard this part of the Roman Empire for…

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Birthday, Tattoo, and Ruins

Finally posting about my birthday yesterday! Between being busy and not having much WiFi, I haven’t been able to post much. But that’s fine with me because I was able to be present more. Yesterday morning didn’t go quite as planned for a birthday. Everything was going fine, we were up having coffee and watching…

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Sundays Are for Fish and Chips

Not the most exciting blog post today, but it was still a really fun day. Today was a super chilly and rainy day in Durham, so we decided to go to IKEA to kill some time since it was rainy and a lot of places are closed on Sundays. This morning we just relaxed at…

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Rainy Days and British History

If only every Saturday could be like today! We started the day off with coffee and walked into town to get more coffee haha! It’s been rainy and in the 50s all day here, so it was nice to have a slow walk through town. We headed back to the house to get ready to…

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From Essex to Durham

Yesterday was a road trip day. We left Chelmsford, Essex where my brother and his fiancé live, to go to my sister and brother-in-law’s house up north in Durham, Durham. It took around 8 hours to get there, so the majority of yesterday was just consisted of riding in the car. Once we arrived to…

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Taxis & Ice Cream

Today was my kind of day! This morning was started out with… you probably guessed it. Costa coffee and people watching of course! It was the perfect weather this morning to have coffee outside and all day really. Chilly and cloudy, but warm in sunny spots, which is my type of weather, so I sit…

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