"It's up to you, New York, New York!" so sings Ole Blue Eyes (aka Frank Sinatra) in his famous song about this very famous city. But actually, it's up to you and your family to get what you want out of any trip to the Big Apple, and it can be very easy to feel… Continue reading Are you feeling in a New York state of mind?…..(the first bit)
In our final post on London and its associations with the Gunpowder Plot of 1605, we focus on the place where Fawkes was put on trial, sentenced and later on hung, drawn and quartered. Happy Bonfire Night folks! Westminster Hall. Part of the old medieval Palace of Westminster, Westminster Hall has stood still whilst most… Continue reading Make your visit to London go off with a bang!
"Remember, Remember the fifth of November....Gunpowder, Treason and Plot. I see no reason why Gunpowder treason should ever be forgot." This very famous English rhyme, written about one of Britain's most famous events in it's history - the Gunpowder Plot of 1605 - is still well known to young people today. Guy or Guido Fawkes,… Continue reading Five steps to the Fifth…..Gunpowder, Treason, Plot and all that….