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
For the next instalment of my occasional 'Greatest Trips' series, I want to invite you back to August 2007 ..... Gordon Brown had recently become Prime Minister of UK, 'W' was into his second term in the Whitehouse, and no-one had heard of 'Brexit'. As for me, I was spending time in the Australian city … Continue reading Greatest Trips – Oz style | The Great Ocean Road
Who knew there was a specific word to mark blogging anniversaries? I came across 'blogiversary' recently and thought 'why not?' So here I am, 2 years on from my original post, and whilst I haven't been quite as active during this second year, I've still very much enjoyed producing my posts, and working on the … Continue reading My second ‘blogiversary’
"Everything good, everything magical happens between the months of June and August" Jenny Han Waking up early on a warm July morning in the quiet Northamptonshire village of Blisworth - not something I do on a regular basis, but recently, this is where I found myself. After staring out at the clear blue sky, I … Continue reading A Summertime walk