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Month: May 2016

Don’t Let it Bring you Down: French Open Weekend

Don’t Let it Bring you Down: French Open Weekend

Friday 27th May After leaving work I made my way to St Pancras so I could catch the Eurostar. I had misread a message from Victoria which nearly caused complete chaos on my arrival. It was 23.30 by the time I arrived at the station and as it was late I decided to get a taxi. Fortunately the queue was long because by the time there were only a handful of people ahead of me I heard someone shout my…

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Living for the Weekend: Milan

Living for the Weekend: Milan

Saturday 14th May A couple of weeks ago, my friend Jayde said “Hey Johno, do you wanna go to Milan for the weekend?” I couldn’t say yes quick enough even though it meant I’d miss the last Watford match of the season. During our first meeting in Athens I’d rather unsocialably cradled my phone as Watford hung on to beat Newcastle so it was slightly reassuring that travel can on occasions trump Watford. The early morning journey to Gatwick was…

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What a Wonderful World: Snowdonia

What a Wonderful World: Snowdonia

“Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder” or so the saying goes. It certainly feels very appropriate as I attempt to write a piece about “The Most Beautiful Place on Earth” to me. I’ve been to some wonderful countries and have had many unforgettable experiences in some beautiful locations however I’d never truly considered this question until now because they were all wonderful for different reasons. On reflection there does appear to be one place that always gets my…

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