Just a small sample of the silverware.

the f-word

I’ve lived over here long enough to know when I can get away with calling it soccer. One of those times was not on the day we took the stadium and club tour of Etihad Stadium – the home of Manchester City Football Club – I definitely had to call it…

Read More

Coastline of the Makarska Riviera
headspace, UK & Europe

taking the crystal waters of Croatia

Croatia was a country we’d both wanted to visit since we don’t know much about it. Our visit served to show us we were right about our ignorance and barely satisfied our instant taste for the glorious sunshine, stunning beaches, cheap beer, great pizzas and interesting history and architecture. We…

Read More

The tracks leading into Birkenau Camp.
headspace, UK & Europe, ye olde worlde

Auschwitz & Birkenau

I would find it very hard to believe if someone told me they had never heard of Auschwitz-Birkenau. With my high school history lessons stashed in the deep recesses of my mind, I knew I had to steel myself for the experience of visiting here, though I couldn’t have realised…

Read More