Last week was National Epilepsy Week here in the UK, 14-20th May. My girlfriend suffers from epilepsy; we have been together over six years and known each other for a year or so longer than that. Before that I had absolutely no idea how to deal with epileptic seizures or any real knowledge of epilepsy. In talking to people though general conversation I have found I’m not the only one. An ex-colleague was on the tube once and a passenger…

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When I first began researching Prague for a week long Easter break, I was pleasantly surprised by the sheer number of vegan options available. Just a quick search on Happy Cow (the best vegan app ever!) revealed a plenitude ¬†of vegan and vegetarian restaurant options. Heaven! When I’m abroad, I do have a tendency to stick to vegetarian or vegan restaurants – merely because it is a lot easier than trying to explain or ask if something contains certain ingredients…

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I have a confession. I’m not a competitive person. At all. And yes I played competitive roller derby for six years. I get competitive in a team situation as I want the team to succeed but individually? Nah. I’d much rather figure out the competitive people and then ask them on a regular basis how much they enjoy losing(!) So with this in mind, I found myself finally going to Junkyard Golf in Old Truman Brewery safe in the knowledge…

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“Everything from now on is Terezin concentration camp”, our guide says loudly. I look out the window of our coach. It is weird, it doesn’t look like a concentation camp, or at least not what I imagine from photos. There is no grim metal sign emblazoned with ‘Arbeit Macht Frei’ or grey, bleak buildings. No, to all intents and purposes it looks like a town, a small relatively colourful town with no inhabitants but a town nonetheless, with buildings and…

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This week, on April 12th 2017 was the official date of Disneyland Paris’s 25th Anniversary! To a Disney fan like me that’s exciting! I may have watched the entire celebration ceremony and vowed to visit this year to experience the celebrations… No one does celebrations better than Disney. I missed the Diamond 60th Anniversary celebrations in Disneyland Park (Anaheim, CA) last year by three weeks but the up side was I got to experience the wonder of Disney at Halloween…

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