Category Archives: Europe

Releasing control: what can we learn from the Netherlands

“Here people‚Äôs responses have ranged from those who have been too afraid to go out and have really locked down, to those who have almost refused to wear masks.” Suzy Giles Continue reading

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Widen your horizons

It has been an interesting year with highs and lows. One thing I didn’t expect from 2018 was to make two trips to Norway which is definitely one of the high points. I have to admit to knowing very little … Continue reading

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A message of love and hope

Once again I am sat watching horrific events unfold in a European city. It is just a few days before Christmas and such scenes of tragedy are even more poignant. This should be a time of celebration, peace and goodwill, … Continue reading

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Hitting the right note

Tonight is the annual assault on the ears that is the Eurovision song contest. I can’t say it is something I look forward to, it isn’t. If it didn’t happen it wouldn’t mean anything to me and I definitely don’t … Continue reading

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Standing in solidarity

I have visited Brussels Airport on around three or four occasions in the last three years making trips to Europe. Every time I have been there it was always a positive experience as I was either heading off for a … Continue reading

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Time for politics

You can’t help but have noticed that we seem to be in the middle of a political frenzy. There is no way of escaping the debates, discussions and reports about politics that are filling the news programmes. The EU Referendum, … Continue reading

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A small social media world

there was a universal recognition of the importance of getting the use of social media right now and in the future Continue reading

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