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Tagged With: beer

Oh ghosts, gothic buildings, castles and cafes: A break in mesmerising Edinburgh




I was to write from Edinburgh but I got lazy. This isn’t unexpected, as you all know by now. This introspective process of writing belongs to people who are content with retiring to quietude to reflect and ponder. How was I to find any quiet time when my companion on my trip was my mother? … Continue reading »






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Gorillas, Oscar Wilde and a pint of Guinness in Dublin




  From the moment we arrived in Dublin last week, I was struggling to like it. The first aspect of my struggle was that, as always, I was unwilling to leave London. The second aspect was that I had been given a rather dull picture of Ireland and warned that I should brace myself for … Continue reading »






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