In June 2016 I had one night in Hamburg. I had been there in 2014 and honestly only went there this time because Qantas points wouldn't take me to Berlin. It was, however,  a good way to begin my second trip to Europe, starting in a familiar place. I had an evening and a morning... Continue Reading →

Central Europe 2016

In December 2015 my mum died suddenly. Reeling from helping my father and my kids (and myself) through their grief, I did what I do best and organised an escape six months later. I have always been interested in World War II history and Cold War history, this trip was to indulge those interests. After... Continue Reading →

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