May is (was…this post is making it out long after I’d intended!) National Walking Month, the month when we are encouraged to ditch the car and get out to walk. Walk to school, walk to the shops, walk when we normally wouldn’t, walk for the sheer pleasure of it. I’m a huge advocate of walking,… Continue reading National Walking Month: Walk With Me.
Potts disease, Consumption, White Plague…all names Tuberculosis has been known by throughout history. Call it what you will, by the end of the 19th century this merciless and rampaging disease was a huge issue for the health authorities of Berlin. The modern medical minds of the time believed that treatment and recovery would be best… Continue reading Beelitz Heilstatten: History, Healing & Treetops.
I live in a town that has lived through a lot. Two world wars. The journey from a tiny rural community to an urban one. The granting of ‘Bad’ status to denote that it is officially a medical spa town. Throughout all of that, one thing has been constant. This town is, and has been… Continue reading Exploring An Abandoned Hospital
I’m an explorer at heart, although Im not against returning to the same places over and again, I like to find new corners to delve into. This isn’t hard to do in Berlin, given the way the city sprawls and evolves. On my last visit, the Hackesche Hof was my new corner. And what a… Continue reading Berlin Blogs 2: The Hackesche Hof
Hello and welcome. Hopefully your reading this having read my post from yesterday Sand Dunes & Day Dreams- Terschelling. This post is a bit of a partner to that one so if you didn’t catch it, click over and have a read. Go on, I’ll wait for you. Previously, I wrote about the beauty of Terschelling. Even with pictures,… Continue reading What the Sea Gave Back.
If you follow me on Instagram, you might have noticed (couldn’t have avoided, really) that I have posted a seaside themed picture or five. If you’ve been round here for a while you might also know I don’t live anywhere near the sea and that I miss it. Hence why I was so excited this week… Continue reading Sand Dunes & Day Dreams- Terschelling