United Nations

Yesterday I headed to the United Nations HQ at Palais des Nations and not a Welsh flag in sight – very disappointed lol! After lunch in the Delegates Restaurant had quick peep at the Council Chamber – good to have someone on the inside 😉 and a walk through the Parc de l’Ariana to look … More United Nations

Geneva

A good flight to Geneva above the cloudy skies, the weather was much better there! Arrived in time for a walk around La Rade before dinner and watch the sunset and catch all the touristy attractions 🙂 Today I’m visiting the United Nations building, a spot of lunch in the Delegates Restaurant and then on … More Geneva

St Patrick’s Day, preparing for the final weekend of the Six Nations and more ramblings

Happy St Patrick’s Day to you all and our Celtic cousins across the water. We share a bond with the Irish and it is always a good weekend in Dublin and last weekend when they were singing proud and loud in Cardiff. I wish them well tomorrow against the unbeaten English, hope they can do … More St Patrick’s Day, preparing for the final weekend of the Six Nations and more ramblings

Quiet Sunday and Kew

Well that was a disappointing Saturday, France comfortable winners against Italy and Scotland imploded against England to hand them an easy victory and retention of the Six Nations Championship. After all the hype I was expecting Scotland to be on their game against an England side that had not played well but keep winning.  England … More Quiet Sunday and Kew

Fabulous way to start the weekend – Day 8 of the Six Nations

Da iawn Cymru, da iawn!!! What a fantastic game of rugby, and a Friday night success for the start of the weekend.  All buoyed up after a great win by the men in red, richly deserved. That’s the team I was discussing yesterday, the one that turns up and sets the world of rugby alight. … More Fabulous way to start the weekend – Day 8 of the Six Nations

Toni Morrison

In honour of International Women’s Day BBC Four repeated the documentary from 2015 Imagine – Toni Morrison Remembers, where Morrison talks to Alan Yentob about her life and work. Imagine has broadcast several good documentaries this week following on from the Maya Angelou interview a few days back. I read Morrison’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel Beloved back … More Toni Morrison