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Throwback to Edingburgh….

24/11/2015

Made the trip down in 2012 and I cannot wait to visit Scotland again. I often say to my Fiancé I will love to retire in a small village in Scotland… I think he still thinks I am kidding, guess i have a lot of work to do to turn that joke to reality. I found Scots a charming and fun people… Something about Edinburgh was enchanting, perhaps it was the numerous castles, nature or cultural history. Edinburgh took its place…

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Notting Hill Carnival – Survival Tip

26/08/2015
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So, August last year I and a couple of friends decided to attend The Notting Hill Carnival for the first time. In case you do not know the Notting Hill Carnival is an annual event celebrated by the Afro-Carribean communities in the UK.  The carnival started after the abolition of slavery around 1964. Before then, Afro-Carribeans were not allowed to hold any carnivals even though they came from a culture of carnivals . To celebrate their newly acquired freedom they had carnivals where…

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