How The Synod of Whitby Settled the Dates of Easter | English Heritage

In 7th-century England there was no agreement among Christian groups on when to celebrate Easter. Discover how a landmark meeting at Whitby Abbey settled on the formula that we still use today to determine the dates of Easter. — Read on http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/whitby-abbey/history-and-stories/easter-and-the-synod-of-whitby/ Continue reading How The Synod of Whitby Settled the Dates of Easter | English Heritage

Exploring the World Digitally

Digital Resources for travelers trapped at home We live in a very different world right now! The Coronavirus showed us that it is powerful enough to change every element of daily life. Things we took for granted are out of reach and we learn to adopt new ways of working, studying and even “traveling”. Lucky for us, we live in the age of advanced technology, … Continue reading Exploring the World Digitally

Beach Cities- Monterey

When you think of California the first few things which come to mind are endless beaches and palm trees. With 840 miles of coastline there’s an abundance of both: from long sandy beaches stretching for miles to picturesque rocky cliffs, from busy popular beaches to wild, almost untouched hidden spots. We lived all over California and loved discovering charming beach cities on our road trips … Continue reading Beach Cities- Monterey

10 Things to do in Rufford Abbey and Country Park

Visit Rufford Abbey and Country park for a day out and enjoy one of the English Heritage historic places, beautiful gardens and nature walks! Rufford Abbey is an estate in Rufford, Nottinghamshire. Located in the heart of Robin Hood country on the edge of Sherwood Forest. Our first time visit to Rufford Abbey was at the beginning of March, 2020. We didn’t know what to … Continue reading 10 Things to do in Rufford Abbey and Country Park