Travel

Welcome to the Jungle

Historically Calais has been renowned as our close neighbor, twenty miles from the British shore, famous for┬ábeing the principle port between the UK and France. I have fond memories of Calais as it was often the destination for a weekend away with my Grandparents. The trips were an opportunity for them to visit friends in […]

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Business

An Afternoon with Sir Richard

A leather jacket, white shirt, jeans, wavy shoulder length hair and a well maintained beard, if you weren’t aware of Mr Branson he definitely comes across as just a ordinary man, however we all know that the multi billionaire is far from it. On Friday for ninety minutes, Richard captivated and gripped an audience of […]

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Fitness

ParkRun, Melton Running Club and Guide Running for the Blind

My local gym has been getting its money’s worth over the last month, as I’ve traded the four walls of the gym for the great outdoors. I’ve joined the Melton Running Club jumping on their ‘couch to 5km’ programme with the aim of getting beginners up to 3 miles non stop. My starting level of […]

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Travel

Hello Kitty, Trishaws and River Cruises

Two public buses took us from Kuala Lumpur to the historic city of Malacca in the south of Malaysia. Malacca was recognised as a World Heritage Site, which it proudly boasts all over the city. We took lunch at an Indian which had surprisingly good food and amazing service – we all got our meals […]

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Travel

KL, Petronas Towers and Batu Caves

The roads were windy as we descended from the Highlands, it was rather scary too watching the driver navigate through the narrow roads. The bus had Kuala Lumpur on the front – our next stop. The lush green tea plantations were a stark contrast from the skyscrapers that welcomed us in the Malaysian capital with […]

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Travel

Tea, Chocolate Cake and Jungles

After a 4 hour journey across motorways and winding climbing roads we arrived in the Cameron Highlands, which are pushing 2,000m. We arrived in Tanah Rata which is surrounded by lush green tea plantations in the early evening. An Indian was on the agenda for our evening meal. My starter arrived after my main, with […]

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