UK’s Top 10 Attractions – Guest Post by Serena

English: The new LED fountains of Trafalgar Sq...

English: The new LED fountains of Trafalgar Square in London, England, showing the some different colours that it can project. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

What are the best attractions in the UK to see when you visit? As with any of these lists, it’s always difficult to narrow down the best, but there are a few places that shouldn’t be avoided. While a few days in London should be the priority for any trip, getting around most of the UK to take in the attractions is do-able, if not perhaps in the same trip. From Stonehenge to the National Space Centre, and including the Eden Project and the Giant’s Causeway, the following list represents some of the UK’s top 10 attractions: Continue reading


New Things To Try in 2012 – A Bucket List Update

English: National Space Centre, Leicester. A s...

English: National Space Centre, Leicester. A show piece science centre with a real space rocket. The building looks like an inflated balloon! More info at and (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Back in January I posted my New Things to Try in 2012 bucket list, because I don’t do ‘resolutions’ preferring to set myself new challenges instead.

So, now we are almost half way through the year, how have I got on with my list of things to try? Have I done any/all of them, have I added to the list or done any other new/different things?

Well I’ll tell you… 😉

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My List of New Things to Try 2012 – A Bucket List

Cover of "The Bucket List"

Cover of The Bucket List

Okay so as usual I’m avoiding the whole resolutions nonsense, and I have a bunch of ‘goals’ for my ROW80 challenge, along with also participating in the 50/50 challenge and Ultimate blog challenge; then (once Nikki is in order) I will be doing the Twitter and SEO challenges (Click here to visit – so you would think I have enough on my plate with all that…

Of course, I also have my OU course DD308 Making Social Worlds (my Sociology course) and my ‘Vision to Learn’ Business and Administration Course to complete – pretty sure I will be doing a chemistry course with the OU in February too.

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