Edinburgh has been a city on my must-visit ever since coming over to the UK (and possibly before that) and last week I finally got to go, and for a good cause too!
Last month I got a call for work asking if I would like to be a volunteer on a Back Up Course.
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As the Tuesday previous was payday, me and my roommate decided it would be worth it to splash our cash on tickets to the Sunday and relive our childhood with Backstreet Boys and Five!
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On Thursday I caught up with my Australian mate Nathan.
It was a lovely Summer’s day so we decided to check out one of the eight Royal parks that are dotted around London.
Richmond Park is in the South West of London and dates back to the 13th Century! It is the largest of the parks and is also a national nature reserve.
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On Tuesday, a friend and I headed down to the English coastal town of Brighton.
Brighton has got to be one of the most visited tourist beach destinations in the Summer – luckily we went at the beginning of March so it wasn’t all that busy.
The seaside resort town became more popular during the 1700s as some bloke decided to push the idea of drinking and bathing in seawater as a general remedy to illness.
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Brace yourself for a massively long post…
Northern Ireland, especially the Coastal Causeway Route, is one of the most outstandingly beautiful places on earth (in my humble opinion).
Our driving expedition started in Belfast where we made our way to Londonderry via the Coastal Causeway Route.
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I just recently returned from an amazing 6 day holiday to the Emerald Isle.
Myself, and two of my housemates Mel and Tim, decided that we would embark on a P.I.Y (Plan It Yourself). And I must admit, Mel and I planned an awesome adventure!
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Today I finally ventured into the world of London markets.
Camden Markets are huge! The Adelaide Central Market ain’t got nothin’ on this baby!
Continue reading “Exploring London: Camden and Regent’s Park”
One of the most important dates in world history is 11 November.
At the eleventh hour, on the eleventh day of the eleventh month the official ceasefire of the First World War was declared.
The day is known by different names throughout the world – Veterans Day in America, Armistice Day in France, Belgium and New Zealand, and Remembrance Day in most Commonwealth countries.
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Last week I was up in Lancaster for a training course for work, and as I had not yet been away from London I thought I would stay up north for a weekend and see what country life is like 🙂
Continue reading “Relaxing Weekend in Cumbria / Lancaster”
2 weeks ago I started noticing my finger swelling up.
I went to the doctor who gave me some antibiotics and said see how it goes.
As you can see, my finger swelled up to about the size of a balloon.
Continue reading “The Tale of the Infected Finger”