Today we arrived in Wales. It’s a beautiful country with rolling hills and sheep as far as the eye can see. As soon as we crossed over the border there was a visible difference from England. Signs were in Welsh first and then English. We’ve
Bath is a lovely English city made up of many different layers: Modern, Georgian, and Ancient. It has a number of modern buildings and amenities that can be found throughout Europe/UK. There is a focus on being a spa town and making good use of
We’re moving on…it’s time to say “Pip Pip Cheerio to London! We’ve had a fabulous couple of weeks at the Elwin home. Staying in this house certainly made our stay so much more comfortable. We were able to rest and rejuvenate after our touring and simply
A big shout out to our friends Cathy and Morgan from Ottawa, Canada. Twenty years ago we were invited to a long weekend BBQ at their place in Ottawa. There were a number of people there who participated in a water fight (Oliver and I
Last night, my family and I went to see Matilda the Musical at the Cambridge Theatre in London to have fun. The play is based on the book Matilda by Roald Dahl. Matilda is a fun musical about a five year old girl named Matilda Wormwood
Last year at school, we studied the Renaissance period and also performed the play “Romeo and Juliet” by William Shakespeare. During this unit, some of my classmates did a project on the Globe Theatre which was the theatre where Shakespeare performed his plays. I was
Today, we drove to Oxford – my future university. We went on two tours to learn about the city’s history and see where I’ll be going to class. In the city, I learned about the flag. The flag looks like an ox crossing a river or
I really liked visiting the city of Glastonbury because it’s the most magical city that I have ever seen. It wasn’t even just a feeling in your bones; it was everywhere. The first site we went to was Glastonbury Abbey. Since the Abbey was destroyed
Light flashed brightly, making little black dots float in front of my eyes. I sat up and looked around in confusion. What had just happened? Then I remembered. I had been in the lab to watch the Supreme Scientist test out his new teleportation device.
I have another delicious recipe that I made! Are you ready for it? Scones! With strawberry jam and clotted cream! It was pretty easy to make and tastes delicious! All you need is 350g self-raising flour, plus more for dusting ¼ tsp salt 1 tsp baking powder
After making the cordial and black pudding in Ireland, we made a decision to cook a traditional food in every country that we visit to add to our Global Field Trip Recipe book. Since we are in England, we thought we’d make scones and Yorkshire pudding.
How do you solve problems? Well, a long time ago in 1675, King Charles II was losing money because the ships he sent off with cargo to trade kept getting lost or crashed. The crew did not know where they were. Charles liked to have parties, but
We went to the Tower of London today because we heard so many cool stories about it. The Tower also had a display in the moat of more than a thousand ceramic poppies to commemorate the soldiers who lost their lives in the First World
I learned about bridges in my science class last year. Most bridges fall into 3 categories: beam, arch, and suspension. London has a lot of bridges from a long time ago and some that are new from the year 2000! It was amazing to actually go on
Today, after a long day of touring, we thought we’d like to go to church. But not in just any church. We wanted to go to a church service at Westminster Abbey where the royal family hold their coronations, weddings and funeral services. The 5:00pm Evensong service