Tag Archives: Videos

Snowboarding for Beginners

You, too, could have moves like this. Last winter, I was on the brink of contracting Seasonal Affective Disorder. Okay, that might be a touch melodramatic, but it’s practically true. Every night I came home from teaching, put on my onesie (for a photo see here), wrapped myself in a duvet, and drank tea on […]

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Haggis for Your Health

My first (and only) taste of Haggis. I don’t feel that the video does it justice. It really wasn’t horrible, despite my initial facial expressions. It tasted a little bit of cinnamon spice and mashed up internal organs. Just not really my thing, but then again, I haven’t been eating it since I was young.

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Volksfest: Hassle-free fun

Now writing from beautiful Edinburgh, but more on that tomorrow – first I wanted to catch up on Stuttgart’s Volksfest.  This is the second-largest beerfest in the world, attracting 4 million visitors to Munich’s 7 million.  The main perk of this is that you avoid the blood, sweat and tears associated with getting into an […]

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Blogabout Europe at Oktoberfest

Some (apologetically, slightly shaky) video from Oktoberfest.  This takes you up to early afternoon – the camera got tucked away after that for safety reasons.  Things got a bit messy.  Soon I’ll have a video from Stuttgart’s Volksfest, too, so you can see the contrast (or comparison).  

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Lost in Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik. I thought I’d have an early night and head back to the boat after a few hours out in town. I didn’t account for my bus anxiety – this is an affliction, developed in London, where I am constantly convinced that I am going to miss my bus by seconds. If I am heading […]

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