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Mini Break: A Sock Monkey in Manhattan!

That's right! There's a Sock Monkey loose in NYC and he seems to be making himself quite at home here already! Clive blends in perfectly to this eclectic, colourful, unique landscape, that's like no where else in the world! And it's hot! The public fountains have become local watering holes, parks have become offices and… Continue reading Mini Break: A Sock Monkey in Manhattan!

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Mini Break : Cricket on Helgoland

Without wanting to sound complacent, when you live in Europe you get a little spoilt for choice, when thinking about a weekend away. Living up here in the north of Germany means London, Paris, Copenhagen, Prague, Berlin, Amsterdam, Brussels, and Stockholm are little more than an hour away. Extend that to 2.5 hours and we… Continue reading Mini Break : Cricket on Helgoland

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Look Back : April 2015

Having turned over the calendar yesterday, I realised another month has gone. Another month closer to those long, long Summer days, when the sun rises around 5am and doesn't set before 11pm. Pretty crazy how the days turn into weeks and then with a snap of your fingers, another month has passed, isn't it? April saw… Continue reading Look Back : April 2015

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Mini break : Oxford

I had never been to Oxford before - and the above photo that I took, not long after we arrived is pretty much what I expected to see in Oxford. From the little I knew - it is a University town. It is old and historic and the two things I really wanted to do… Continue reading Mini break : Oxford

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Travel : Happy New Year

Coming into this New Year, I am reminded how lucky I am to be able to call two amazing cities home. On average, I spend 10 months a year in Hamburg, Germany and 2 months a year mainly in Melbourne, Australia - during Summer. Hamburgers ( mostly Germans in general) dream about going to Australia -… Continue reading Travel : Happy New Year

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Travel : Merry Christmas

Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas from the extended Gus and Ollie family and I. Thank you all for making 2013 a wonderful year - which included raising much needed funds for the Australian Red Cross - aiding the Tasmanian Bush Fire Appeal earlier this year & another donation coming up in January - to support… Continue reading Travel : Merry Christmas

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Mini Break : Amsterdam

Art is everywhere. One of my favourite cities in the world - Amsterdam has it all. Friendly people. Bikes! Bikes! Bikes! Funky cafes. Stunning canals. Photo opportunities around every corner. Handmade and locally designed treasures. Amazing food & coffee. Art, street art, installation art, galleries & exhibitions. History & a glimpse at the future. The… Continue reading Mini Break : Amsterdam