Monthly Archives: April 2016

The Church by the Old Vicarage

My friend and I were lucky enough to wander around this beautiful country church during our stay in Pembrokeshire.  We share a fascination for churches and cemeteries, so we made a beeline for this place as soon as we saw … Continue reading

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Finished!

I’ve so enjoyed working on my Goldwork pieces from the RSN classes I’ve taken, and here’s the first one I’ve finished! I love the Tudor-inspired motif.

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Devil’s Bridge

ALP and I decided to take a taxi to Devil’s Bridge rather than the steam train, since a taxi was both cheaper and faster (by 40 minutes).  I admit, I get why driving is viewed differently in the UK than … Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea at Nanteos

Only two miles outside of town is Nanteos, and ALP and I decided to have afternoon tea there one day.  They offer a tour before tea, and I’m SO glad we took it.  It was an informal tour led by the … Continue reading

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The Pembrokeshire Coast

My dear friend ALP and I went to the Pembrokeshire Coast last week for one of the most relaxing and rejuvenating vacations I’ve ever had.  The scenery was breathtaking, and the B&B was the perfect combination of antique quaintness and … Continue reading

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Prospectus Approved! 

I’m finally ready to begin the last stage of my doctoral degree in earnest! Two years of writing, here I come!

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Breaking News

Netflix has removed Lo que la Vida me Robó from streaming!  This is what you get for finishing your prospectus instead of your telenovela.  

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Goldwork Day Class: Stitching at Hampton Court Palace

I took the train from London Waterloo to Hampton Court Palace for a Tudor-Inspired Goldwork class at the Royal School of Needlework! I made sure to arrive early, so I had a hot chocolate at the Palace Cafe across the … Continue reading

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