The X-files Filming Location 2/

A-maze-ing Laughter is a 2009 bronze sculpture by Yue Minjun, located in Morton Park in Vancouver, Canada. The patinated bronze sculpture, composed of 14 statues each about three metres tall and weighing over 250 kilograms,[4] portrays the artist’s own image “in a state of hysterical laughter”. (x) The Lost Art of Forehead Sweat, Season 11 episode of The X-files were filmed here in 2017. Disclaimer: The photos from the filming our not mine. They are taken from the following websites: x & x Continue reading The X-files Filming Location 2/

Curious Tavern

The Curious Tavern can be found in the city centre and it’s situated in Nottingham’s oldest hotel, constructed in 1822, and formerly known as ‘The George Hotel’. The Curious Tavern is part of an establishment steeped in history. Once one of Nottingham’s premiere hotels, the building has seen many famous guests stay within the walls including Lord Byron, Charles Dickens, Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. This is one of those pubs that’s going to look very pretty on your Instagram feed. The interior design is really cool. The staff is very nice and helpful, and the selection of alcoholic beverages … Continue reading Curious Tavern

Five Leaves & Bookwise Secondhand Shop

When I travel one of the things on my must do list is exploring the local, independent bookshops. I do some research, go visit and buy some books. Also, I keep being loud about supporting local businesses. So when I was in Nottingham, I visited two bookshops; Five Leaves and Bookwise Secondhand Shop Five Leaves Publications was set up in 1996 and has published around 200 literary, political, social history and other titles, including a strong Jewish list and books for young adults. The bookshop opened in 2013 with a strong emphasis on independent publishing. – For more details go … Continue reading Five Leaves & Bookwise Secondhand Shop

Sexy Mamma Love Cicchetti

When I looked up places to eat in Nottingham, one of my first choice was Sexy Mamma Love Spaghetti. I could live on Italian food for the rest of my life, so I do often go to Italian restaurants, wherever I travel. Now that’s said, I am also living in a magical world, and sometimes I just wonder into places, assuming that they are the ones I was looking for. And I don’t realise that they are indeed not… In this particular scenario, I walked into a restaurant, got surprised by the completely different menu, but still proceeded to order … Continue reading Sexy Mamma Love Cicchetti