In a rather fortuitous twist of fate, an event for a children’s day at Ellenroad Engine House came up on my Facebook timeline. Despite only being a short journey up the M60 and M62, it’s not a place I have heard of before. Anyhow, as you will be aware, the…

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Today the children, my Dad and I headed north to Rochdale to visit the Greater Manchester Fire Service Museum. It isn’t somewhere I have ever heard of before, but it popped up on a website earlier in the week when I was looking for ideas of places to go with…

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During the week we took the short trip to Hollingworth Lake as the weather was so nice. It isn’t a place we head to that often (in fact I think our last trip there was on our second wedding anniversary – and we have been married almost seven years). We…

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