Monthly Archives: December 2015

2015: a brief review.

For me personally, 2015 has been an incredible year. I have achieved milestones, celebrated many family occasions, and managed to fit in some travel. I rediscovered and renewed my interests in the blogosphere and have rejuvenated this blog. I completed a masters, and I finally began to learn Spanish. By far the most exciting accomplishment […]

Nuremberg Christmas Markets: 5 things to do on a budget winter break. 

Walking down Königstraße towards the Nürnberger Christkindlesmarkt for the first time, you begin to feel excited by where you are. As the smell of pepper, onion, and sauerkraut from the Bratwürste stalls (the best sausages in the world) mingles with the sweet incense of Glühwein (the infamous Bavarian mulled wine) and Feuerzangenbowlen (the same wine […]

Syria: My reaction to Cameron’s vote.

So the British government tonight made the decision to extend military action to Syria after a 10+ hour debate which included: 12 requests for apologies from Mr Cameron for his ‘terrorist sympathisers’ comments regarding those who opposed his movement; and a surprise division between Hilary Benn, shadow foreign secretary and future Labour leader, and villain […]