Sunshine Blogger Award #2

Thanks to the wonderful Darell Philip, I have been nominated for my second Sunshine Blogger Award! I don't like to blow my own trumpet, so I'm accepting the award because Darell asked such interesting questions, and also as an opportunity to introduce you to some other great bloggers in my network. Darell himself is one... Continue Reading →

Blog Hopping!

Today, I'm guest posting over at Voyage of the Mind: I've written an article on 'The Labyrinth of Minos,' based on some of the things I learned whilst researching my MA dissertation. If you're interested in Ancient History, head over to this fantastic blog and have a read. I'm proud to have hosted two excellent... Continue Reading →

The Sunshine Blogger Award

I have been nominated by the wonderful Shanyu at Sui Generis for the Sunshine Blogger Award! Shanyu writes fantastic poetry rich in symbolism, and also blogs about food. A recommended read for all foodies and poetry lovers! The Rules Thank the person who nominated you and provide a link back to their blog so others... Continue Reading →

Postcards from Slovenia #10: Vintgar Gorge

Today I bring you another of Slovenia's natural wonders: the Vintgar Gorge. Located just 4km from the town of Bled, it is a deservedly popular tourist destination. The dazzlingly clear turquoise waters of this natural masterpiece make Vintgar Gorge well worth the visit, if you don't mind some easy hiking (2-3 hours in total). Introduction... Continue Reading →

Poem: Feeding the Ducks at Bohinj

All day long, rain:Falling from the low cloud,Falling foul of my low mood,Falling.Visibility down to ten percent:Light aircraft grounded for today And far awaySomewhere in a far-off land I'd left behindSunshine. Rain like my tearsWhich I refused to let fall:Let the sky fall tears for me,Fall like an edgeless swordCourting despair.Where had the sun gone?When... Continue Reading →

Going Viral: A Diary

I went viral this weekend. Not in the oft-sought-after Twitter sense, but in the not-feeling-very-well sense. Given the current climate, I thought I might be coming down with Covid-19. Thankfully, I'm feeling better now. But the diarist in me had to record the experience, despite how bad I felt. Here's the result: 19/06/20 Woke up... Continue Reading →

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