Poland – Krakow, Auschwitz and Zakopane

Poland, for me, was difficult. A country that at first glance seemed drained of all life, all joy and all enthusiasm. I visited in November of 2013 with my university when the weather was grey and the temperature was below freezing each day. First impressions i have to say where fairly disappointing...but then we wondered.... Continue Reading →

Cigarettes and me

At 24 years of age, picking up a smoking habit shouldn't be the highlight of my youth. A beer and a cigarette are one of a handful of things i enjoy and look forward to, as the picture depicts. The smell, the look and the feeling fell short of the enjoyment until recently when i... Continue Reading →

University Life

I suppose i could be a cliche and say that university was both the best and the worst time of my life...which kind of reminds me of the relentless task of ironing. I hate doing my ironing but there's a great sense of relief knowing i have clean, tidy, straight clothing on my hangers. Several... Continue Reading →

Scarborough Castle

Built originally as a wooden fortress by William le Gros (grand nephew of William the Conqueror) in 1130's, Scarborough Castle still stands only now as a tourist attraction sitting on a rocky promontory overlooking the North Sea. The stone castle we see today was built in 1150's my Henry II who is said to have... Continue Reading →

Azure Window

I remember the residential field trip with university to Malta in 2015. My study was Tourism so we travelled around the island visiting various and diverse towns and cities. One particular day was dedicated to visiting the island of Gozo. We took a morning boat trip and a stereotypical sightseeing bus tour. We stopped off... Continue Reading →

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