Back to Bangor

We’re back from visiting our old university town of Bangor after a break of nearly 20 years. The place has changed a great deal since we were last there but there were some pockets of familiarity still left in the town to discover.

Bangor Pier

I was able to have a wonder around my old department and to be honest the place hasn’t changed one bit. It even smelt the same as you walked in.

Bangor SAFS

We also ventured up the hill to the Main Arts building and had an explore around there too. This was where I sat my exams and I remember one hall in particular had a great mural to stare at should you ever look up from your papers. We found it whilst wondering the corridors. I remember seeing The Lightening Seed play on this stage, Charlie liked that very much as he’s rather keen on the band too.

Bangor University Mural

We also explored Snowdonia and other areas too. Whilst visiting Beaumaris over on Anglesey we just happened to be in the right place at the right time to see Blue peter filming at the life boat station there. So this week the Whitworths may make a brief appearance on your screens!

Blue Peter Filming

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The Blue Peter Badge

Charlie has been wanting a Blue Peter badge ever since he started watching the show. He was determined to write them a great letter that would earn him one. He chose to write about our trip to Legoland and how we saw the Lego man that featured on Blue Peter in the 80s. You know the one, Mark Curry knock his head off.

Well, they loved it and sent him his badge with a personalised letter. He is so excited.

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