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A visit to Amsterdam, the Venice of the North

Couple years ago, I took a short vacation trip to Amsterdam. I had wanted to visit this beautiful city because of the urban cycling scheme which allows visitors explore its diverse cityscape, the museums, views of its beautiful neighbourhoods, and not forgetting its many canals. ‘Amsterdam’ is derived from the city’s origins, meaning, ‘a dam…

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Tram Ride Through Köln, Germany

What’s the best time of the year for you? I’ve always felt my best during the cold winter months, especially at Christmas time. The smell of festivities, Christmas markets, smiles and joy is so overwhelmingly exciting I just want to relive the moments time and time again. While taking a ride on the Kölner Verkehrs-Betriebe…

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Some pitfalls of going on holiday with underage children 😂😂😂!

Yesterday whilst walking down the Rhein River Promenade, Cologne, watching folks go by, some singing and dancing, others drinking all sorts and lovers in tender embrace, on the River were a few cruise boats with lots of merriment about. There was one that caught my attention. It was this beautifully decorated Cruiseliner with lots of…

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Cologne ~ A City Beautiful

It’s another time of the year when the girls and I jet off exploring our little world. This time we are off to some German cities and then to Amsterdam, one of our favourite European destinations. In April, we spent a few days exploring the beautiful Cologne city, a “2,000-year-old city spanning the Rhine River…

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Himalayan Salt v Other Sea Salts & Table Salt

The other day while going through various posts on social media, I stumbled on a discussion between a couple of friends about the Pink Salt also known as the Himalayan Salt.  It caught my attention because, several years ago, I was in a friend’s house and I had seen this pink salt. I thought nothing…

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Art & History Event ~ The Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Art Exhibitions For lovers of African Arts and History  The Victoria and Albert Museum or V&A as commonly known, are having volunteering guided tours of Black people and Art through 1600 – 1815 in Britain. ~ Titled “Mysterious Spectacle: The African Representation in European Art”, this will be a Free talk & guided tour to be held on Saturday 4…

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Why Some Married Women Cheat

“Fishes in a glass bowl, swimming ever so freely; in a bowl they live, ever bound within; trapped they are, for in that bowl, there’s no escape” ~ Lorenzo Tim is a 45 year-old retired man-for-hire, a male escort. His other services involved pleasing his female clients, offering sex for a fee. This lifestyle afforded…

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A View through the Wire ~ A SHORT Story

Lifestyle Choices ‘You can’t be serious’, retorted Jim, as he hastily exited the room, his coffee spilling onto the cream-coloured carpet. Walking down the stairs, he thought about the previous night’s party and the discussion about relationships that so upset him. Down at the lounge, he gazed out the window.  It was a cold winter…

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