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Thomas is originally from England. God save the Queen.

Ashes to ashes and dust to dust: Stop moaning and start driving!

It has now been four days since all flight traffic over the northern Europe was cancelled due to the volcanic ashes from the explosion on Iceland. The airspace is still closed over: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Latvia, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Sweden, Switzerland, UK. It is partly closed […]


Easyjet: an incredibly BAD airline

I don’t usually post negative reports like this on the website, but I am doing it as it is relevant to anyone planning on travelling in Europe using a ‘budget airline’ like Easyjet (aka Sleazyjet). Think again. Having been living in Spain now for nearly 8 months, I was really looking forwards to the first […]


It’s bloody cold in England, LOOK!

Every time I return to England, it seems almost immediately there is a weather-related superlative issued for the month I choose to return. We all know the Brits are obsessed with weather, but in June 2007 it was the wettest/worst June since records began (hundreds of years ago), this winter, it has already been the […]


A White Christmas in Yorkshire, England

It’s my first Christmas back in England for 7 years and I have been lucky enough to be treated to the first White Christmas I remember. Perhaps it’s the fact that I have ventured North of the Watford Gap for nearly the first time in my life – heading up to Bedale in North Yorkshire […]


15 months on – a return to England

15 months after leaving the UK for Spain and Latin America, I’m now back in England. It’s been a quiet period for me on the Earthoria front for far too long. Part of the reason for this is the work I have been putting into our IVOZI English teaching business in Spain, and partly because […]


Blenheim palace, England

Blenheim palace, the birth place of Sir Winston Churchill is situation about 8 miles North-West of Oxford. It’s a beautiful place for a walk or picnic, especially in Autumn when the trees in the park turn spectacular shades of red and orange and cast fiery reflections into the landscaped lakes. The palace itself (top right […]


Port Meadow, Oxford

Thanks to some wonderfully sunny July weather in England, Tina and I ventured out for a walk by the river at Port Meadow in Oxford – a large area of common land to the north and west of Oxford, England. The meadow is an ancient area of grazing land, still used for horses and cattle, […]



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