Day Out at Bletchley Park: Code Cracking and Computer Fun

After a long car drive to Bletchley Park, the first vehicle we came across was actually a vintage motorcycle.  The codes that were brought to the code cracking experts Bletchley park on moterbikes like this one were delivered by women during world war two. The McAfee exhibit in the museum was all about codes and computers today.  It was quite scary to read just how much information is stored about each of us online. There were some cool interactive elements in the exhibit too.  Our nephews Greg and Cody had fun playing with the interactive touchscreens. We learnt so much […]

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The Road Less Travelled: Places to Go People to See – Things to Do In Manchester

Since I started blogging, I’ve been doing some serious travelling.  Actually, it’s not been serious at all, it’s been quite fun, but there has been alot of it.  Previously a home-bird, I’ve found I actually enjoy exploring new places, and while you won’t find me climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, I have been broadening my horizons by visiting some great places round the UK. As a southerner born and bred, the north of England holds some mystique for me.  I’ve been as far as Blackpool, stopping in Birmingham on the way and I loved it.  A change is as good as a rest […]

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