Travel and Reading Blogs

I've decided to start dedicated blogs for my travel and reading adventures. Click on the pictures below to go and check them out! I have quite a few followers who are here for the travel posts I sometimes do. I'm guessing you guys aren't super interested in sewing or all the other random stuff I bang on [...]

Tokyo: Akasaka and Nogizaka

SleepingDuring our visit to Tokyo, we stayed at the Hotel Grand Fresa in Akasaka. We chose it because the price was so reasonable,and it turned out to be a fantastic base for us during the trip. It was only a one minute walk to Akasaka station, which was on the very useful C line (sealion!), and you [...]

Tokyo: Nippori

After visiting Japan recently, I've decided that instead of doing my usual diary style posts about our trip, I'd separate my posts by neighbourhood, rather than day. It's the sort of thing that I would find really useful if I was going somewhere, so I hope that others might, too. First up, the last place we [...]

Seattle Part IV

Thursday 8th May We met in the morning for brunch at Oddfellows. I went for biscuit and egg, which turned out to be a scone with some scrambled egg and, confusingly, jam. After filling ourselves with noms, we headed to the exhibition space in order to set up for the evening. It was hard work, [...]

Seattle Part III

Wednesday 7th May There was a morning disaster when Top Pot had run out of donuts, but we soldiered on with life and walked down to the Space Needle with empty stomachs. As we were there pretty early there were no queues and we were able to catch the first lift to the top. The views were [...]