Tag Archives: England

Europe Bound – On our way to Vimy!

As some of you may know, this year is Canada’s 150th birthday.  What some of you may not know, is that April, 2017 marked the 100th anniversary of the battle of Vimy Ridge, which took place during World War 1.  To celebrate these two important anniversaries, my

Zoe’s Fabulous Harry Potter Tours

Hello, and welcome to Zoe’s Fabulous Harry Potter Tours.  My name is Zoe and I will be you tour guide today and tell you about movies, magic and more. Hover, or click on the dots on the lightning scar to learn more about Harry Potter

King Arthur’s Marvellous Tour

As a final project for the UK, Mikhaila and Zoe did some extra research on areas of interest. Mikhaila selected sites and information related to King Arthur – a favourite of hers. We hope you enjoy her tour! To learn more about places in the

The Grand Old Town of York….

The coolest things in York are in the Shambles…. What do I mean by this? If you would like to find out, you’re in the right place. There is a place in the city of York called the “Shambles“, after the butchers’ benches that were

Splish Splash We Visted Bath!

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

Pip Pip Cheerio!

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

Stories from Westminster

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

A Marvelous Musical

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

My Future University

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

The Magical City of Glastonbury

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

An English Treat for Tea

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

Yorkshire Pudding: dessert or meal?

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.