Filed under The Midlands

A Trip to Old Trafford

A Trip to Old Trafford

So I went to Manchester for the Rugby League World Cup.  Despite being a massive Oasis fan, I originally thought there was not much for me in Manchester to be honest…no castle, no gourmet, lots of football hooligans, no cats (probably, seeing as they don’t like football). But I was pleasantly surprised on many levels. Firstly I … Continue reading

Sausage fest, Robin Hood and a meow-tfit

Sausage fest, Robin Hood and a meow-tfit

Who doesn’t love a food festival and a bit of medieval pageantry? Welcome to the East Midlands. A band of cities and countryside about two hours north of London often ignored by tourists and Aussie expats. Also often ignored by Brits, judging by the bemused reactions of my colleagues when I said we were going … Continue reading