Bern | A place to make you giggle!

Bern | A place to make you giggle!

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 [...]

Cyprus Holiday Snaps | Another Batch

Cyprus Holiday Snaps | Another Batch

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 [...]

Greatest Trips – Oz style | The Great Ocean Road

Greatest Trips – Oz style | The Great Ocean Road

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 [...]

My second ‘blogiversary’

My second ‘blogiversary’

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 [...]

Back Home

Back Home

With all the world cup fever going on, I couldn't resist this title - those of you of a certain vintage may remember this as the title of the 'official England world cup song' from 1970, when we played as defending champions. Although we didn't win, maybe the tournament will be remembered for Gordon Banks [...]