Daily Archives: October 15, 2014


Berlin – Part One

When it comes to history, there are few cities with such a chequered and fascinating past as Berlin. I’ve wanted to visit for a really long time but had been vaguely put off by friends’ accounts of a grim concrete wilderness and endless building sites as the newly prosperous and unified city pulled itself together. However, as time went on, I started hearing different reports about Berlin and how beautiful and interesting is and once again my interest was raised and I put it to the top of my Must Visit List. Imagine my joy therefore when my rather nice […]


English Heritage Giveaway

Hello hello! I am now back from Berlin and am currently wading through HUNDREDS of photos as I prepare to share our adventures with you all. It was an incredible five days though and I have LOTS to tell you about. In the meantime, however, here’s a chance for one of you to have some really amazing adventures a bit closer to home courtesy of English Heritage, who have very sweetly teamed up with me to offer a year’s membership to one lucky Madame Guillotine reader. This is an awesome prize as English Heritage have properties all over the country […]