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Ely Spring

Ely is beautiful in all seasons, but especially in the springtime when the pink flowers burst open against the grey skies. It’s still a bit chilly here in England, but the rainbow of flowers everywhere are a reminder that summer isn’t too far. Warmer days will be here soon and, with them, a new kind […]

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Ely

I knew this little town was one train-stop north of me in Cambridge; I did not realize how charming it is. We had visited it last year, but by car and only briefly to visit the famous cathedral. This time, I wandered on foot to meet friends for tea (the best tea ever) along the […]

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Ely Cathedral

Exploring more of England, our new home. Ely is about two hours north of London and only thirty minutes from where we are currently staying until we can move into our Cambridge flat. It’s such a cute, historic little town, most known for it’s giant (and beautiful) cathedral, which was built in 1083 AD! There’s […]

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Krujë

Albania, we made it. Five days driving from the city, down the coast, through the countryside, between the mountains, all the way south. Meandering roads, animals everywhere, and so many friendly faces. We spent the first part of our first day, here, at Kruja Castle. Direct from my travel journal: — “I woke up this […]

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Peacocks Tearoom

Another week, another excursion to Peacocks Tearoom. The absolute best of it’s kind. To be honest, every post I’ve ever written about Ely is linked to a Peacocks trip… I just finally made some time to capture it in photos. It was wisteria season, after all. 

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Grantchester, Star & Mouse

A movie night out, under the stars in charming Grantchester, marred only by the fact that I completely smashed my phone screen (oops). It was the first day of May, a bank holiday weekend in England. We snuggled up under blankets with popcorn and wine. Aren’t the striped chairs adorable?? I want them for my […]

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