Grantchester Meadows

As ever, I’m finding it hard to let go of summer. In the last week, the warmth’s returned to Cambridge, but it’s been overlaid with the signs of autumn. The spiders are everywhere in the garden and I need bike lights if I’m out after 7.30pm. 7.30! What happened? I’m also missing the freewheeling that … More Grantchester Meadows

A Visit to the Fitzwilliam Museum – Quentin Blake – Drawn by Hand

We had a wonderful time visiting the new Quentin Blake exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, on Friday. The collection includes lots of pictures I’d never seen before, several of which had been created for hospitals in the UK and France. As well as the artwork, there are cabinets in the centre of the room … More A Visit to the Fitzwilliam Museum – Quentin Blake – Drawn by Hand

Cafe@the Library

The post-Christmas period seems like a good time for seeking out more frugal options for eating out in Cambridge. For a budget breakfast, lunch or tea, I really recommend the cafe at Cambridge Central Library in the Grand Arcade. The food’s delicious and imaginative and you can get a filling meal for £3 – £4. … More Cafe@the Library