Going To A Cat Café (Plus Other Things) | Liverpool Travel Diary

It should come as no surprise that I went to Liverpool… again 😂 Today I’ll be recording 26-27th April in a little travel diary for you! I took a lot more photos than I usually do, so you’re in for a treat.

As soon as we (we meaning my dad, mum and brother) arrived, we were soon to get to the Mersey Ferries office. We booked a trip that included a visit to Spaceport, the U-Boat story and a commentated ferry around the River Mersey. This excursion took up most of the day’s hours, but it was so worth it! I loved every bit of it, and I managed to read all the information on the signs (usually that doesn’t happen 😂) .

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Anglican Cathedral Liverpool | My Experience

Friday 21st February 

Today with my brother and mum I went to the Anglican Cathedral, Liverpool. I would first like to say to you how amazing it was to experience it all! The architecture is amazing and throughout the cathedral there were presentations and displays, telling you all about how it was built and why, who, when.

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In the photograph above it is showing the bells of the cathedral. We paid around £5:00 each to go up the main tower and view the city below. You can view the bottom buildings and main part of the cathedral for free. But as the offer was on to go up, we decide we would (for photographs sake).

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Filter + Fox | Café Review

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Friday 21st February 

Today I went to the Filter + Fox cafe, Liverpool, for brunch. I am no food critic but I can certainly tell that the food was amazing in many ways. On the menu were many dishes, but the only vegetarian dish that I could see at first glance was a grilled cheese sandwich. That to you, may not seem extraordinary but it was certainly brilliant. It came with a spoonful of a lovely cafe-made sweet pickle and was served on lovely, toasted brown-seeded bread. Excuse me, but I forgot to take a photograph of the meal. Hah! I was truly very hungry.

For my drink, I had an elderflower and lemon soda. As you can imagine, it was lovely. I had never heard of such thing before, but I realise it makes so much sense to put the two flavours together!

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The Truth About Blogging | Blogmas Day Four

I’m super tired – I’m not going to lie to you. Blogmas is a somewhat stressful and I think it’s because I only have 24 hours between posts that I don’t get much response. But of course, that’s really not your fault. I find it hard to read other people’s blogs as fast as the posts get published – and most bloggers know that commenting on other blogs helps bring traffic towards your blog. That’s not why we really do it in the end though. After the struggles of the first year of blogging everything seems to get more and more laid back and easier to do. So we read these blogs more for enjoyment and inspiration.

And it some ways it gets much harder as the years go on too.

You set expectations for yourself to achieve. You have a schedule and a way of writing that you can easily do but no audience enjoys. Blogging is hard, but it has many benefits too. When you get into busy seasons – like the one we are in now – there is a lot more pressure for us. I could imagine that about 2/3 of the people who have the Internet produce content – or more. So this stress is broad. It shouldn’t be. These seasons should be effortlessly written about and enjoyed as we produce content for you! I can’t say that blogging is over-saturated like YouTube – but other social medias like it are. If you want to get noticed on Instagram you do have to pay money. I don’t think that should be how things work – but not everyone can get noticed, speaking honestly.

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Sorry for a bit of a moan. I couldn’t bring myself to write the “5 Ways to Get Into the Christmas Spirit” post that I said might be good. But I do have to do it today as I have five busy days ahead where I will not be able to write any blog posts on the nights before! I don’t think all the tea in the world could get me through this.

I know it’s a bit of a mismatched post and it’s not edited but I just wanted to say everything and make it readable content so I can get posts up for you this chilly December.

After finishing this post I’m going to start a Doctor Who episode and get some Christmas presents wrapped up – then I’ll come back to blogging, have a shower and get an early night. How are your days going? Are you keeping up with the fast pace movement of the media right now? I can’t say I am 😂 😂

Can We All Just Love?

Something was feeling a tiny bit uncomforatble as I sat down to read… then I got back up again – because I had forgotten to write today’s post! This is why this post is a bit about everything and also nothing at all.

‘Art is my life and my life is art’ Yoko Ono

I would like to talk about the woman who truly changed the whole society. If you’ve not heard of Yoko Ono, she is a multi-media artist (when I say multi-media I literally mean art on all things from bins to bodies) who became known worldwide in the 1960’s when she married the Beatles frontman John Lennon.

Born in Tokyo, 1933, she began her artistic pursuits in New York City. She met John in November of 1966 and later married him in 1969. But if she was reading this, I’m sure she wouldn’t want me ranting about her but more the message the Lennon’s shared: Peace.

I went to Liverpool for a second time last Saturday (I have a full post about the amazing day out here). Towards the end of the day I went to look at the ‘John and Yoko’ exhibition. My dad did take a great many photos but I was so absorbed in all that I was looking at. It made me think very deeply about life, about how society has changed and where we would be if the 1960’s never exsisted. But I sort of know that answer, we’d be nowhere.

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Listening to ‘Imagine’ as I write this xo

My greatest respect to all of who knew John Lennon as I speak about his death. If that hadn’t of happened I’m sure the different ways their stories changed the world would have a different effect.

Just looking through Google as I look at his memorable moments and her great message I feel so… equal. These sort of things don’t make me think of people who have done wrong but about how it has influenced right.

‘Hate is always foolish, and love is always wise’ Peter Capaldi

No one can ever be perfect. I just read a book about ‘The Unpredictability of Being Human’ and it just emphasises the imperfectness of all our society and everything that surrounds us. No one can be perfect, we try and fail.

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I just put on Imagine… let me cry and I hope you can all learn to be at peace with eachother one day:

‘And the world will live as one’ rest in peace John Lennon.