The Mystical Magical Lindisfarne

I had this idea that January would be a good time to journey to the wilds of Northumberland to commune with my internal monks and vikings in the magical Holy Island, Lindisfarne.  And I was right. Lindisfarne is a small island off the coast of Northumberland near Berwick upon Tweed, accessible via a causeway that…

7 Reasons to Visit Ely

Many people who are doing the tourist circuit of England hit Cambridge, but most will leave without journeying the 17 or so miles to visit the hidden gem that is Ely, just to the North.  It’s one stop I demanded be included on our Spring Cathedrals and Choirs tour for Big World (the travel company…