"I HAVE HEARD OF THE GREATNESS OF LIVERPOOL, BUT THE REALITY FAR SURPASSES THE EXPECTATION" – Prince Albert, 1846 A perfect quote to open this post - the 'dock' being walked is The Royal Albert Dock, in the Northern English city of Liverpool. These words were said back in 1846, I wonder what Prince Albert … Continue reading Walkin’ the Dock
I love being in London, and recently having a few days off, it was the perfect chance to be a tourist in my own capital city. Looking for somewhere a bit different to stay, Mrs E and I chose the Hilton Doubletree by The Tower of London; it was a great choice, the location was … Continue reading Towering London
I was back in Dubai for a few days last week, and as the intense heat of the Summer is slowly starting to disappear, I took the opportunity to wake up early and enjoy a couple of (photo) walks, one at Kite Beach, and the other at my old stomping ground of Dubai Marina. What … Continue reading Dubai Photowalking
Spoiler alert: this post contains innuendo, a naughty word and references to English and Swiss football, please don't read if easily offended. A response to today's WordPress word challenge - 'Bern' Back in January '99, the Nigerian football player Kanu, signed for English club, Arsenal, but unlike other players who are known by a single name (Pele … Continue reading Bern | A place to make you giggle!
Ah, the colours of the sea, the Eastern Mediterranean to be precise, the sea which surrounds the gorgeous island of Cyprus; birthplace of a Goddess, and one time host to Othello, are there any bigger A-listers? Regular readers will know of our love for Cyprus, I have posted several times about previous trips, including the … Continue reading Cyprus Holiday Snaps | Another Batch
"Imagine there's no country" - John Lennon Nicosia (or Lefkosia, as it is known locally), is the capital of the Republic of Cyprus, and sadly, is also the last divided capital city in the world; with that division being in place since August 1974. The division resulted from the invasion of Cyprus by Turkish forces, … Continue reading Nicosia | Peace & Love & Division