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Gothenburg – Canals, Architecture and Fish

Gothenburg – Canals, Architecture and Fish

“Not all those who wander are lost.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien The three statues in the square outside the Clarion hotel sum up Gothenburg for me, hear no evil, speak no evil, and see no evil.  There are three, based on the three wise monkeys I suspect,  one with his hands over his eyes, the other his ears and the final one his mouth.  During the day they are one creamish translucent colour and are quite high up so it is…

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Weymouth – A trip to the sea side

Weymouth – A trip to the sea side

“They walked along in that wide, peaceful, whispering hush of the sea that gives every sound, near or far, some mysterious importance.”― Thomas Mann When I booked my hotel for the weekend away in March I actually thought I was booking a place at a B&B in Poole.  It was only when I received an email from the B&B telling me that all the sea view rooms had sold out that I realised that I would actually be going to…

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Customer service Uganda style

Customer service Uganda style

“Deep down, we believe that the problem put simply, is THEM. They, of course, believe WE are the problem.”— Anon I finally made it into town today. It was still quiet, I guess not everyone is back from their Easter holidays yet. The kids have returned to school though, they only had three days off for Easter. My nephew looked so nice in his uniform this morning, though I don’t understand why two year olds in nursery also have to…

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The Begining

The Begining

“A bridge of silver wings stretches from the dead ashes of an unforgiving nightmare to the jeweled vision of a life started anew.” ― Aberjhani, The River of Winged Dreams Brussels Airlines Flight to Uganda via Brussels and Kigali, flight time thirteen whole hours.  I was made to check in my cabin bag, not impressed even more annoyed when other people walked in with bags that were bigger than mine. I fell asleep right after takeoff, rather unusual for me…

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