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Nation’s second city comes to life: The City of Colours Festival

Guest post by Xavier Walker

City of Colours was a lively street art festival hosted at Digbeth’s Custard Factory in Birmingham on Saturday. The day brought together a variety of visual and performance artists from a wide array of backgrounds. The overriding intentions of the day were to celebrate culture and share creative endeavours. Continue reading Nation’s second city comes to life: The City of Colours Festival

It’s all peace, love and harmony at the One Love Festival 2014

The One Love Festival was founded in 2008 to establish a fun, loving and respectful way to bring reggae fans from all over Europe and beyond together in peace and harmony.

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Carnival 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Brazil is a destination that has been on my must-see list for some time so you can only imagine my joy at finally getting the chance to go. Not only would our itinerary include the experience of carnival in Rio De Janeiro, but it would also be a trip including stays in Sao Paulo, Paraty and Ilha Grande. 

Having planned every meticulous detail of our trip, you can only imagine my concern when our flight from London was delayed by two hours (resulting in us almost missing our connection). My anxiety didn’t wane until we had run from one plane to another with just ten minutes to spare before take off!

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A fun day out at the Foodie Festival, Hampton Court, London

With it being a bank holiday weekend and having caught up on a lot at home, it only seemed fair to enjoy a day out before returning to work tomorrow. Having already arranged tickets for the Foodie Festival at Hampton Court in London, we took a drive over to check it out.

As we arrived closer to Hampton, it was clear that this was going to be a busy day… it seemed that many others had the same idea to visit today and make the most of the dry weather – albeit a little chilly. Continue reading A fun day out at the Foodie Festival, Hampton Court, London