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Funny Friday: Derby Animals Edition

I like funny things. I like things that make me laugh or giggle or chuckle. Even more so when it’s not intentional. Like animals and babies. They do funny things without trying, it’s just in their nature. And with this I bring you Derby Animals.

note: clicking on the cat picture takes you to the website

Crazy Cat, Derpy Cat



1950′s Street Photography of NYC and Chicago

I absolutely love the 1920′s through to the 1950′s of American Culture. Sometimes wishing I could travel back in time just so I could experience it.

I love the 1920′s for it’s elegance and craziness. The 1920′s, also know as the “Roaring twenties” or “jazz age”, was a period of sustained economic prosperity. After the recovery from wartime devastation, there was a boom in construction and mass production, and society acculturated into consumerism.  Jazz music blossomed, the flapper redefined modern womanhood, and Art Deco peaked. More…


oh gosh, I haven’t written for a while…

I’m back

haven’t been on this blog for a while. November 24 was the last time I posted something and it wasn’t even something I wrote, but a guest post.

There has been a good reason for the lack of updates …. or just a good excuse really. Returning to work after maternity was a bit demanding. And coming back home after a commute from Manchester, all I wanted to do is cuddle my darling.

Arya eating her biscuit
Arya eating her biscuit

Arya is now 14 months old and a little bit independent already, that I feel I can devote more time on my travel blog. In fact we are flying to Vienna in just under 3 weeks for our Easter break and I am now planning what to do with a toddler when I am there.

I’ll be posting about my findings later so keep an eye out for that.

I am committed to regularly updating my blog now, but from time to time I may include posts about other projects that are dear to me and may not be travel related at all!

Hope to see you all around!


Legendary Monte-Carlo Glitz And Glamour

Hotel De Paris – Nothing becomes a legend like Monte-Carlo

An iconic hotel in an iconic principality right on Casino Square and decked out with finery and opulence that is synonymous with the glamour and glitz of this Belle Epoque palace, with its panoramic views over the Mediterranean.



Top o’ the morning to ya

The correct response to "top o' the morning to ya" is "and the rest of the day to yourself"