NOTTING HILL CARNIVAL  Coloured fabrics & vibrant music. The largest street festival in Europe (first in1964) as a way for Afro-Caribbean communities to celebrate their cultures.  August Bank Holiday, the carnival is an amazing array of sounds, sights & social solidarity. The Caribbean carnivals of the early 19th century were about celebrating the abolition of the slave trade.  The costumes mimic the European fashions of their former masters - the tradition continues in today’s…

Go: Notting Hill Carnival 2014

NOTTING HILL CARNIVAL Coloured fabrics & vibrant music. The largest street festival in Europe (first in1964) as a way for Afro-Caribbean communities to celebrate their cultures. August Bank Holiday, the carnival is an amazing array of sounds, sights & social solidarity. The Caribbean carnivals of the early 19th century were about celebrating the abolition of the slave trade. The costumes mimic the European fashions of their former masters - the tradition continues in today’s…

The Shakespeare - Manchester, England  This is my favorite place to drink and socialize. My early fascination with this building is thanks to it's typical Tudor style of architecture and it's history.

The Shakespeare - Manchester, England This is my favorite place to drink and socialize. My early fascination with this building is thanks to it's typical Tudor style of architecture and it's history.

What a fabulous Father Christmas fruit idea from 'Katrina' - image shared by Funtastic Early Childhood Ideas (",)

What a fabulous Father Christmas fruit idea from 'Katrina' - image shared by Funtastic Early Childhood Ideas (",)

One of the biggest budget crushers are all those little goodies you stuff into…| Tracy/Simple Living Country Gal

Learn how to plan early to save your sanity and your wallet.

One of the biggest budget crushers are all those little goodies you stuff into…| Tracy/Simple Living Country Gal

Enjoying a relaxing Easter bank holiday Monday? Scroll through for a closer look at this painting by High Renaissance painter Raphael, of a sleeping knight.  This early work by Raphael was made in about 1504. The knight in the painting may be intended to represent the Roman hero Scipio Africanus (236 - 184 BC) who was presented in a dream with a choice between Virtue (behind whom is a steep and rocky path) and Pleasure (on the other side of the painting). Together, they may represent the…

Enjoying a relaxing Easter bank holiday Monday? Scroll through for a closer look at this painting by High Renaissance painter Raphael, of a sleeping knight. This early work by Raphael was made in about 1504. The knight in the painting may be intended to represent the Roman hero Scipio Africanus (236 - 184 BC) who was presented in a dream with a choice between Virtue (behind whom is a steep and rocky path) and Pleasure (on the other side of the painting). Together, they may represent the…

I didn’t spend the bank holiday on the bank. I avoided the river at the weekend because a lot of members would be fishing and I like the river to myself. Early in the morning I visited all of…

I didn’t spend the bank holiday on the bank. I avoided the river at the weekend because a lot of members would be fishing and I like the river to myself. Early in the morning I visited all of…

How was your bank holiday? I've been seriously missing the sun! I've gone from flashing the flesh to the early spring sunshine to wearing a coat inside and drinking copious amounts of tea to warm up. Even the kiddos went off to the park in cold weather gear so I know I'm not being a wuss. . . . .  #littlefierceones #rememberthesedays  #cherisheverymoment #oureverydaymoments #letthekids #letkidsbekids #kidsofig #kidsofinstagram #toddler #toddlerlife #instatoddler #curiouslittleexplorers…

How was your bank holiday? I've been seriously missing the sun! I've gone from flashing the flesh to the early spring sunshine to wearing a coat inside and drinking copious amounts of tea to warm up. Even the kiddos went off to the park in cold weather gear so I know I'm not being a wuss. . . . . #littlefierceones #rememberthesedays #cherisheverymoment #oureverydaymoments #letthekids #letkidsbekids #kidsofig #kidsofinstagram #toddler #toddlerlife #instatoddler #curiouslittleexplorers…

Obligatory #spring #early #bluebells shot hope everyone enjoyed their bank holiday!

Obligatory #spring #early #bluebells shot hope everyone enjoyed their bank holiday!

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