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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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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Call the Midwife + Another Day in Chelmsford

Today was fun. As usual after getting ready, I walked into town to get coffee at Costa while people watching and listening to street performers outside. After we we were all ready, we were heading to where some of “Call the Midwife” is filmed at the Historic Dockyard Chatham. On our way there, we stopped…

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Turville, Bath, and Stonehenge

There wasn’t enough WiFi where we were staying last night to post, so here’s a post about our journeys from yesterday and today. Yesterday morning we went to Turville, which is where various shows were filmed including Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (the windmill scene). We took our time looking around at the little village before…

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Back to My Roots

Tuesday, my family took a mini trip until Thursday (today) to Forest City in Rutherford County, where my older brother and I were born. We moved away from here when I was two, but my great uncle still lives on the family property (generations back) and so we consider this our home. Growing up, our…

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