Category: Daily life in England

More #PlayCouchBuilds by J

J built a car with the play couch from Toys2You, and he pretended to be an angry driver.

Easter 2023 Liverpool Trip – Day 4 Museum of Liverpool

I did not plan much on our last day of our Liverpool trip as I did not want to go back to Cambridge in the dark (too many potholes on the motorways). So my fairly relaxed plan: AM: Museum of Liverpool Lunch: any restaurant… Continue Reading “Easter 2023 Liverpool Trip – Day 4 Museum of Liverpool”

Easter 2023 Liverpool Trip – Day 3 PM Quirky Quarter

(For all the pictures shown in this post, you can simply click on them to enlarge) It was our first time to experience this kind of illusion attraction. When did we visit: We visited on a Tuesday afternoon in early April. It was cloudy… Continue Reading “Easter 2023 Liverpool Trip – Day 3 PM Quirky Quarter”

Easter 2023 Liverpool Trip – Day 2 Knowsley Safari Park

We went out for breakfast because we couldn’t get any bread yesterday. There are a few coffee shops nearby that opens for breakfast but only Mother Espresso opens early enough for us to go (8am Mon – Fri). It was quiet when we arrived… Continue Reading “Easter 2023 Liverpool Trip – Day 2 Knowsley Safari Park”

Waterstones Bookshop (Liverpool branch)

We visited Waterstones bookshop during our stay in Liverpool. J loved the Children’s section on the first floor. I love it too. It’s spacious, colourfully decorated, and most importantly well stocked with a wide range of books. There are seats and table scattered around… Continue Reading “Waterstones Bookshop (Liverpool branch)”

Easter 2023 Liverpool Trip – Day 1

For this Easter we went to Liverpool mainly to visit Knowsley Safari Park (because it is advertised as the longest road Safari in the U.K.) and Anfield Football stadium (J is a big fan of the football team). My Easter 2023 Liverpool trip overall… Continue Reading “Easter 2023 Liverpool Trip – Day 1”

Cambridge Festival 2023

I discovered the event Cambridge Festival a few weeks ago from Facebook adverts. I had a detail look at the programmes and activities available and they look very interesting, and they are the sort of things that I would like J to learn about.… Continue Reading “Cambridge Festival 2023”

SUCCESS! Show Me You Love 飯 (粟米肉粒飯)

J told me a while ago his friend in class who was from Hong Kong said she likes to eat “Show Me Your Love 飯. J said he did not understand what is it. So today I decided to try and make it for… Continue Reading “SUCCESS! Show Me You Love 飯 (粟米肉粒飯)”

More #PlayCouchBuilds by J

J is loving this set of play couch which I bought from an Etsy Shop called Toys2You . He has invented a car. 2 versions of seats: He said he is balancing a plate with a stick just like what you would see in… Continue Reading “More #PlayCouchBuilds by J”

My failure on trying to make “Queen Elizabeth Scottish Pancakes

Mr B told me that he saw a recipe in Chinese claiming to be Queen Elizabeth’s favourite pancakes. He was wondering if it was real and so I searched for the original English one, and I found one from Martha Stewart’s website . I… Continue Reading “My failure on trying to make “Queen Elizabeth Scottish Pancakes”