Lanzarote = Not Grotty pt2

The weekend brought further opportunity to go out and see the island. This time we opted to visit a couple of old-haunts and a hidden gem not too far away. Shortly after lunch on Saturday we set off for our first stop, burial place of Canarian artist Cesar Manrique and all-round beautiful village, Haria. Usually […]

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Lanzarote isn’t grotty

A couple of days before I flew out to Lanzarote, I had a quick browse on WordPress to see what had already been written about it. I have to say I wasn’t particularly impressed with the findings. Lanzarote is much like a second home to me; we’ve holidayed here for 16 years and feel like […]

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Results Day, aka the worst day of my life.

7am, 14th August 2012 Results Day. I’d woken up ridiculously early, certainly earlier than I had the past few days. I got out of bed and set up the laptop, logged into UCAS and prayed something had changed. It hadn’t. No ‘Congratulations you have been accepted to the University of Chester’, only a notification telling […]

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5 Top Tips when flying with Ryanair

The annual holiday is something most of us look forward to for months, sometimes from the moment the holiday is booked. I feel I’ve been fortunate in life to be able to have a holiday every year, pretty much from birth to various places outside of Europe. It’s only in the past couple of years […]

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