Pictures of Perast

A little way outside of the town of Kotor, but still situated on the Bay itself, Perast has all the charm and quaintness of a little French town worthy of a song or two in Beauty and the Beast. Except it’s not in France, and no bakers were offended in the process of my visit. Bit of Disney humour for you there. Prior to rocking up in Kotor, I had very little clue as to what there is to actually do there. And to be honest, other than cats and hiking (both of which are very, very high on my list of…

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A Day in Kotor Bay

Following on from what was the mushiest thing I’ve ever written, I hope we’ve all recovered from the fact that I’ll be featured in the next issue of Ripley’s Believe it or Not as one of those pretty peculiar people who marry countries and cars and sheep and the like. Look out for me in the 2018 issue guys – page 219. Now that I’ve made my love for Montenegro well and truly known to the world, let’s talk about what exactly led me to making this pretty huge statement shall we? Kotor Please don’t fact check me on this, but I’d hazard a…

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Montenegro, Will You Marry Me?

One day in the far, far off future I’ll be sat in a rocking chair on the porch of the really cute Residential Home 90-year old me will be a resident of, having a deep and meaningful natter with one of my old lady friends, Nancy. We’ll be eating French Fancies and sipping blackberry tea out of vintage teacups that look remarkably like Chip from Beauty & the Beast. Oh, we’ll also be somewhere not in the UK because LOL what even is a porch! Nancy and I will be reminiscing about the good old days when cars didn’t fly and supermarkets…

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Am I Exciting Enough for This?

Bit of a change from your typical “Am I Good Enough to be a Blogger” spiel, right? Because I don’t need to ask that question; I know I’m good enough. I’ve always been a firm believer that you can do anything you put your mind to, you can be anything you want to be and go anywhere you choose in life (unfortunately we have a suit-wearing tangerine ‘leading’ the free world as testimony to that), so yeah, I am good enough. I don’t need validation for that. But exciting?? That’s a whole other kettle of fish! This is where I mention that…

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Auschwitz-Birkenau

This is the part where I write an incredibly detailed, thought-provoking sentence that sends shivers down your spine and transports you there with me, to Auschwitz memorial, to make you feel what I felt as a visitor, experience what I experienced. This is where I paint the picture, set out the scene and make stories with words. But in reality that’s impossible. There’s no way you can convey the intense level of emotions one feels stepping off of the bus outside what is arguably the scene of one of the biggest crimes against humanity of all history. It’s above words. It’s beyond pictures.…

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