Oliver is…

He that hath a beard is more than a youth, and he that hath no beard is less than a man

…a kid

If there’s one thing LA/California is known for doing well it’s its theme parks. People generally say that Disney is for actual kids and anyone older won’t get much out of it but luckily for me a potential-auntie-in-law bought me a very expensive ticket for Universal Studios.
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Three years to the day that I left my job in Scotland I arrived back on British soil. This wasn’t planned in anyway, I certainly don’t take my blog that seriously and if I did I’d probably have picked a better date (like when I actually left the UK, for instance). Instead the combination of once-a-year cruises and the length of time allowed in the US saw to it.
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…basically Frank Sinatra

Some cities have a well-earned reputation for being a great destination, others rely on false advertising and being the home of unattainable dreams for many. Los Angeles, one of the most frustrating cities I’ve ever been to, falls firmly into the latter.
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…Segway king

Going on a Segway has long been one of those stupid ambitions of mine that is easily achievable yet all I do is say ‘I really want to do that sometime’. I finally got round to living that dream in Oakland, next to San Francisco.

greatmengreatbeardPosts are not in chronological order

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