Tag Archives: St Bees

An odd and ancient English tradition

There is nothing quite like a pub in England. I hadn’t realised this before jet-setting around the world but it’s nothing like the bars of the Mediterranean or North America. A pint (or, these days, maybe a juice) in an … Continue reading

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A Very English Summer Fete

Am I the only one who gets excited by the thought of fairs, carnivals, fetes and festivals? I was beginning to think so until last Saturday. I’ve done many, many similar onusthans and picnics in Bangladesh for numerous celebrations such as the Bengali … Continue reading

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If you were born between the 50s – 80s congratulations – You made it!

“the road to hell is lined not just with good intentions but with health and safety laws too…” Do watch the video I’ve linked below. It’s a little cheesy and (forgive me, my US friends) a little too American in its … Continue reading

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Sand Art in St Bees

At the weekend my family and I found out there was a ‘Beached Art’ exhibition going on down at our village beach. St Bees has a very nice beach and is well-known as the starting point for the famous ‘Coast-to-Coast’ … Continue reading

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A Concert of Thoughts

noun [kón sùrt, kónssərt] (plural con·certs) 1. public musical performance: an event where an individual musician or a group of musicians, e.g. a choir, band, or orchestra, performs in front of an audience 2. agreement: harmony or accord, e.g. in … Continue reading

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