Category Archives: Politics & History

#Hygge: #Denmark Leads the Happiness League in #Europe (4)

A lot of us have heard of the buzz that’s been around for sometime: Denmark is the happiest country on earth, but how many of us know exactly why? Is it because of its great wealth or small size? What … Continue reading

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#Weekend Delight: #Canal Walks Between #Birmingham and #Lichfield

“What shall we do this weekend?” I asked. “We’ll have a walk along the canal,” John replied. “Again?” I did not sound too surprised but asked any way. “Yes, again,” he said, adding: “from a different starting point.” So in … Continue reading

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A Little History of #Norway (2): #Bergen and the #Fjords Beyond

If you are not from Norway or have never visited, what do you know about this country? Before we visited Norway for the first time, I confess that I did not know a great deal, except perhaps that it was … Continue reading

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#Picture Tour of #Europe (1): #France

In the aftermath of Brexit, I am posting a series of picture blogs on European countries which I have ever set foot in, and today, I’m taking you to one of Britain’s closest neighbours across the English channel, France. The pictures … Continue reading

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