I have wanted to visit Rome for as long as I can remember. I grew up listening to the stories that my mum, a Fine Arts major, would tell me of her travels in the late 1970s. Vivid descriptions of her wonder as she experienced her textbooks come to life had my imagination running wild. Near the top of her list of highlights was the Colosseum. She remembered being overcome by emotions as she walked through the ruins. She told me that she could feel the gruesome history in the air around her. Continue reading
Rome, Italy – Oct 3rd to 8th 2013
Split, Croatia – September 21st to 23rd 2013
Pompeii, Italy – September 8th 2013
What: Magners Original Cider
Where: Boucher Road Fields, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Who: Two Belfast friends and a sea of locals.
Great Expectations. Charles Dickens. 1861.
We can control our actions. We can control our choices. But we cannot control our emotions. In Great Expectations, Pip knew to his detriment that he loved Estella against reason, against promise, against peace, against hope, against happiness, against all discouragement that could be.
What: Pims Original Cocktail
Where: Hyde Park, London, England
Who: Me. Solo.