Windsor Castle gardens
Europe, UK, ye olde worlde

pussy cat, pussy cat, where have we been?

Bec / 16/07/2017

One of my cherished childhood possessions was a wooden ruler with the English monarchy listed since William the Conqueror. While it was useless for taking precise measurements, it was perfect for sparking a lifelong interest in history and imagining how the other half lived during their reigns. It was probably…

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Feel like you're being watched? Gatekeeper on Charles Bridge Tower.
Czechia, Europe, ye olde worlde

Bohemian rhapsody

Bec / 14/06/2017

Charming and full of character, Prague has weathered many rulers and ages to maintain a firm spot as one of those must-see cities on everyone’s list…including mine. History leaps out at you as stroll the old town alleyways, the eclectic architecture displaying constant contrasts between beautiful and brutal. Visiting in…

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Just a small sample of the silverware.
Europe, UK

the f-word

Bec / 26/03/2017

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…

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