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Speaking a foreign language- Is it important nowadays?

September 4, 2012 1:30 pm3 comments
Speaking a foreign language- Is it important nowadays?

This is a subject which has been on my mind a lot recently, particularly with the world’s attention currently fixed firmly on the British Isles. It is virtually impossible to miss the words ‘Olympic games’ and ‘Team GB’ which have been splashed across the media for months now. (If you […]

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When In Rome…An Affordable City Guide

August 22, 2012 1:16 pm0 comments
When In Rome…An Affordable City Guide

As we have had one of the worst Summers in British history, it is inevitable that minds across the nation are going to wander onto ideas of hotter climates and foreign jaunts. Rome is the perfect destination for a short city break; not too far, delicious food, historical sites, cultural […]

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Someplace Somewhere

August 8, 2012 1:32 am0 comments
Someplace Somewhere

Hitch-hiking was the best way to travel for me back in the ’70s. I’d pack a rucksack and sleeping bag and head for the nearest motorway service station. I always picked the height of summer, July or August, and went for it. I’d save around fifty quid for the trip. Most of […]

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Out of Gas: Traveling by Taxi in Beirut

April 30, 2012 5:02 pm0 comments
Out of Gas: Traveling by Taxi in Beirut

“Don’t you think we can walk there?” I asked Kevin in a pleading tone, “It can’t be that far away!” Kevin, who is my husband and navigator, shrugged, “I think we need a cab.” I couldn’t stand the thought of another harrowing ride in a Beirut taxi. We had been […]

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