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Weekend Break in Cambridge

Cambridge is one of the places I wanted to visit again in 2018, and I am lucky to have friends who live there. Over the weekend I enjoyed a pretty much last minute weekend break visiting one of my oldest friends and wandering around the city. Of course, being February, the weather was cold and […]

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Music I Travel To

Music is a big part of my life. I don’t play an instrument, collect vinyl’s or CDs or create music, but I can’t go a day without listening to something. I work better when listening to music and when cleaning or cooking at home I need to have music on in the background. But music […]

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Day Out at Harry Potter: A History of Magic

Most people who meet me will before long find out I am a quite the Potterhead, aka a big fan of the Harry Potter books by J.K. Rowling, the eight films that followed and everything about the wonderful Wizarding World she created. I even made part of my trip to Edinburgh last autumn a Harry […]