Augsburg, Germany 24 September 2017 The GPS-girl and I are developing something of a habit; crucial in every relationship. Here's how it goes when we get off the Autobahn and onto local roads: 1. She leads me astray 2. I grumble and snarl 3. She [...]
Tivoli, 31 August 2017 Italy seems to be everyone's favourite country. People love the bureaucracy, the nepotism, the overtly corrupt politicians, the lack of equality and women's rights, the still living at home when they're 35, waiting for the parents to die so they can [...]
Oslo 15 February 2017 When is it too late to let someone (strangers around a communal waiting room table) know you speak their language? Been sitting next to a French couple and I'm sure they wouldn't have discussed some of the things they have - [...]
Camp Sounio, Greece 16 September 2016 Camp Sounio I've been teaching conversational English today. And hearing stories of the dreaded crossing from Turkey in little dinghies, filled to the brim and then some. About having to stand up in the boat during rogue waves, while [...]
Rotterdam 18 May 2013 Real-time explorations Loving the fab, innovative architecture here in Rotterdam. Hi there, happy to see you :) This photo was taken just now using instagram. Have a look at Sophie's World for more in-depth articles (and much better photos).