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Silent Running

Sweden: Birthday Trip October 2014 – the presents!

Anyone else getting to that point in life when you forget what you had for breakfast, never mind what presents you had for your birthday? Well that’s why I have to share this with you, dear reader, so when I forget, you’ll remind me. This year’s birthday trip was to Sweden. The tradition of waking up […]

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Birthday Celebrations

Birthday Celebrations

Michelin star food vs. good food On my actual birthday, I had the lovely treat of eating in the Tower Restaurant, whilst staying in the Tower Hotel, Lincoln. I’ve already reported the meal was amazing, one of the best I’ve had. So when it comes to going to Purnells, with all its Michelin star glory, […]

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Icelandic birthday

Icelandic birthday

I nteresting – Weird, magical, quiet, quaint, contrasting, weird, empty, expensive, mountainous, cold, weird, Hell. Not really hell, but our driver took delight in taking us past Hekla, a volcano known as the gateway to Hell and where the expression ‘Oh heck’ comes from. Or ‘Oh Hekla,’ as I will say it from now on. I couldn’t […]

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Another birthday, another city

Another birthday, another city

Part 1 of 3 birthday celebrations This year, despite the big day falling on a Saturday, I’ve managed to stretch the celebrations to 10 days. I’m not a big drinker; my way of celebrating is through travel and fantastic experiences so first up, is a weekend in Lincoln. My five year old tradition is to […]

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Gratitude: October

Gratitude: October

I’m grateful for seeing the season change during my favourite month I’m grateful for celebrating yet another year of this wonderful life I’m grateful for having my birthday dinner in Purnells  which if memory serves me right, is only the second Michelin starred restaurant I’ve eaten in I’m grateful to share my birthday with many […]

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Adventures in Birmingham: the Birthday

Adventures in Birmingham: the Birthday

Happy Birthday to me Before the birthday trip to Milan came two celebrations with friends: Sunday afternoon tea I invited my local friends to join me at Urban Coffee Co for coffee & cake, drinks & snacks and fun & frolics to kick start my birthday celebrations.  What I didn’t expect was for Urban to […]

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Adventures in Milan- Day 1

Adventures in Milan- Day 1

      The arrival   Our plane leaves half an hour late but arrives just 10 minutes after time. For the first time in my life I am earliest on the plane, I’m usually about last as I don’t see the point of sitting on a plane when you have several hours to go. […]

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Birthdays

Birthdays

Why I (Still) Celebrate my Birthday After about the age of nineteen, for many, birthdays are greeted with much derision but me? I like to celebrate another year full of laughter, fun and of course new experiences. I think of a birthday as a celebration of being on this planet rather than having one year […]

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Adventures in Birmingham – October 3rd 2010

Adventures in Birmingham – October 3rd 2010

I seem to have missed reporting a week of adventures so let’s start with the Opus Fifth birthday party. I’ve been in Birmingham a year now, get out a fair bit and yet still did not know a single person in a room filled with suits and cocktail dresses. However, Opus pulled out all the […]

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