SCOTLAND: Edinburgh – Aye, Laddies and Lassies!

Posted by on Sep 26, 2015 in Uncategorized | 2 Comments
SCOTLAND: Edinburgh – Aye, Laddies and Lassies!

At long last I arrive in a land who’s accents I have been imitating with glee for years. I’m sure I will find more than accents here to keep things interesting though. Speaking of Scotland, one of my favorite Scottish films, “Trainspotting” is up for a sequel reviving some classic Scottish characters, including Ewan McGregor in his […]

UNITED KINGDOM: Liverpool – Birthplace Of The Beatles

Posted by on Sep 24, 2015 in Uncategorized | 4 Comments
UNITED KINGDOM: Liverpool – Birthplace Of The Beatles

I just had to make a pit stop in Liverpool before moving on to Scotland to see where the Mersey Beat all got started which sparked a creative explosion that was felt all around the world. This was ground zero for the classic rock that was spawned out of the 60’s and 70’s. Before I […]

UNITED KINGDOM: Bath, Dismaland, Amesbury, And Chester

Posted by on Sep 21, 2015 in Uncategorized | 2 Comments
UNITED KINGDOM: Bath, Dismaland, Amesbury, And Chester

                                            BATH WET ARRIVAL – The Cathedral is straight ahead with the Roman Baths which the town is named after on the right. You can’t bathe in the original Roman Baths, but this building offers […]

UNITED KINGDOM: Living Large In London

Posted by on Sep 21, 2015 in Uncategorized | 2 Comments
UNITED KINGDOM: Living Large In London

                                         LONDON   My oh my, it’s good to be back in England again. London has changed a bit since my last visit fifteen years ago, but it’s still the great city it’s always been. I […]

UKRAINE: Kiev and Glowing Review of Chernobyl

Posted by on Sep 8, 2015 in Uncategorized | 4 Comments
UKRAINE: Kiev and Glowing Review of Chernobyl

It’s been a rainy and relaxing visit here in Kiev. I managed to track down some Yuri Gagarin paraphernalia while I was here. He was the first man in space for those not up on their outer space lore. He’s not only a great hero, but the man who lit the fuse for the space […]

ROMANIA: Bucharest – Not Budapest!

Posted by on Sep 2, 2015 in Uncategorized | 2 Comments
ROMANIA: Bucharest – Not Budapest!

When Communism gave way and the moratorium on Western music was lifted, Michael Jackson was the first to make his way to this music starved Eastern European outpost. At the big moment in the concert, he addressed the capital city as “Budapest”. That’s one gaffe even he couldn’t moonwalk his way out of. The locals laugh […]