The capital of the Barony of Caux is maintained at the Baronial Embassy to North America, at Toronto, Canada, but territories in Normandie and Shropshire, including the site of Castle Caus, are currently under claim. Restituted and declared a sovereign state on August 27, 2001, the Barony of Caux is under the leadership of His Lordship John I . Having a national anthem and its own […]
No longer practiced on the islands of the Azores, but whaling was a big industry. A whale’s cadaver was processed for lamp oil, candles, medicines, perfume and machinery lubricants. The blubber was melted down for oil and the bones tossed aside. The first type of whaling done was shore whaling along the New England coast, […]
The rally, called S.O.S. Venezuela, was in support of students and protesters in Venezuela who are standing up against President Nicolas Maduro’s regime. A group of Venezuelan expatriates held a rally on Saturday February 22 in London at the Venezuelan Embassy to show support for friends, family and countrymen as Venezuela has been rocked by […]
The quickest exit ever, from the plane to entering my booked airport transfer in less than 60 seconds. Über efficient! As soon as I landed I was notified my driver and car was waiting via an email, along with the drivers name and contact number, but it wasn’t long after we arrived at the gate […]
Named after the area where the hotel is situated, “3 Bridges”, Hotel 3mostA is a boutique hotel in a great location for seeing St Petersburg Russia. Just a few minutes walk to the world famous Hermitage Museum, and just a step away from the jaw-dropping Church of the Saviour on Spilt Blood.There are shops and […]
A visit in Berlin Germany (Feb 2013). Winter being the background and theme to this visit, the dark days of Berlin and its past. It was hard to escape the dark sky and cold air of what otherwise could be an exciting city to visit. The capital city and the heart of the Berlin-Brandenburg metropolitan […]
Florence (Italian: Firenze) is the capital of the region of Tuscany in Italy. The city is considered a cultural, artistic and architectural gem. Florence was the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance. Politically, economically, and culturally it was the most important city in Europe for around 250 years; from some time before 1300 until the early 1500s.
Sitges in Spain (Catalunya), the beaches and the town, my annual travels to this wonderful liberal town. Just 30 minute train ride from Barcelona gets you to this seaside town with very active ‘gay’ culture. It is lively in the summer and the beaches are welcome to all, this is a great destination that has welcomed […]
La Chapelle is a small quirky gay bar, and a good starting point for a night out in Barcelona. This place is a little quirky with religious symbols everywhere, even having the Virgin Mary and Jesus to indicate the men and women bathrooms. The “chapel” bar is a very unique spot with white-tiled walls housing […]
Just a 5-minute walk from the Rialto Bridge, Centauro Hotel is set in a 16th century building, 500 yards from St. Mark’s Square. Rooms at the Centauro Hotel are decorated in a Venetian style from the 18th century. Some offer a private terrace, others have canal views. All rooms are air-conditioned in the summer. Breakfast […]
It’s not often I return the Azores to my home town of Achada in Nordeste, São Miguel. With a population of approximately 600, situated on the northwest coast with stunning ocean views, village life becomes clearer after a few days. Modest and simple living is the order of the day, live on what you have, […]
Francesca & Rudy Wedding 2012, a short trailer. A short fast video of the event as I tried out iMovie Trailers and got this result, which is rather impressive for the functionality that it has. It is sweet to see something so lovely and honoured to have been there for their big day.