Audley End House and Gardens – English Heritage Site

I remember being a teenager and my dad (whom I get my love for history from) dragging us around all sorts of castles and ruins around Latvia. Pretty sure there are still photos of me looking incredibly grumpy. So it is pretty ironic that in April we have signed up for membership with English Heritage…… Continue reading Audley End House and Gardens – English Heritage Site

A day trip to 1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey and Battlefield, East Sussex

The only reason I’ve decided to visit Battle was because I’ve driven through it and the abbey looked really nice from the distance. I know this sounds a bit silly, but in all honesty I haven’t heard much about this place before…And I’m so glad I haven’t had any expectations when I’ve arrived there, because…… Continue reading A day trip to 1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey and Battlefield, East Sussex

Kenwood house – Connecting the London dots

I am lucky enough to live 15 minutes walk away from Hampstead Heath –  a huge park/ forest in north London. And over the years I have collected quite a few memories in there… We celebrated the beginning of 2017 there with cheap prosecco and lots of merry people around us. We have celebrated birthdays there…… Continue reading Kenwood house – Connecting the London dots