I, Potions Master

I’ve never had a problem admitting I’m a bit of a Harry Potter fangirl (I have an entire category of this blog dedicated to it), and recently two new magical potions class experiences opened in London, so I just had to robe up and try my wand-hand at both. Continue reading


The Ceremony of the Keys

“Halt! Who comes there?”

“The keys.”

“Whose keys?”

“Queen Elizabeth’s keys.”

“Pass then, and all is well.”

That is the exchange my dad and I heard last night at the Tower of London, which has been spoken nearly every night there for over 700 years (though obviously the monarch’s name has changed).

Tower of London Continue reading