Sunset and Telescopes at the Griffith Observatory

We’ve had a pretty quiet week and weekend after my brother and niece left last week so this is going to be a very short and sweet post! We went to the cinema on Friday night to see Detroit (amazing film – based on a true story and I can’t believe that actually happened) and had a day at home on Saturday doing jobs.  Continue reading “Sunset and Telescopes at the Griffith Observatory”


Exploring With Visitors – Santa Monica, Venice Beach, Hollywood, Las Vegas, Six Flags – July 2017

July has been a good month! We enjoyed a weekend at Newport and Laguna Beach, then spent a weekend a little closer to home with a trip to Downtown LA. Then from the middle of the month we’ve had my brother and my niece to stay. They left yesterday and the house feels very quiet today. Continue reading “Exploring With Visitors – Santa Monica, Venice Beach, Hollywood, Las Vegas, Six Flags – July 2017”

DTLA: Grand Central Market & The Last Bookstore

Can you believe we had never been to Downtown LA? We’ve lived here 10 months now and never been, and even when we did our West Coast road trip 5 years ago we spent 5 days in the LA area and didn’t go. We’ve done Hollywood, Griffith Park, Getty Center, Santa Monica and other beaches, but not downtown LA. So last Sunday afternoon, we decided to head out to explore for a couple of hours.

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Sunset Walk

I’ve said this many a time before, but one of my favourite things to do is watch the sunset. There is just something so peaceful and calming about it, and the sunsets where we live are always amazing. The light in the evening is incredible, I love that gorgeous golden glow.  Continue reading “Sunset Walk”