The life of Lex

Random ramblings on travel, London life, roast ratings etc

“United Bulgarians can lift a mountain” Bulgarian Proverb   So as part of my plan to visit as many countries as I can this year, whilst working full-time, I’ve been popping across to Europe whenever I have a few days off, so in April, I visited Sofia in Bulgaria. I didn’t really know what to …

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“My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me” Jim Valvano   This year, I was blessed to have the opportunity to travel with my Dad and even more so that I was able to get a month off work to do so! I have always been close …

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“The gracefulness of the slender fishing boats that glided into the harbour in Dakar was equalled only by the elegance of the Senegalese women who sailed through the city in flowing robes and turbaned heads” Nelson Mandela With my lack of French, I decided that the best use of my time was to do a …

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“When I’m in Senegal, I can’t just sit in isolation making music. People need my help. And the Senegalese people helped create my music. It comes from the country itself” Youssou N’Dour   I’m just back from a cheeky little trip to Senegal – a beautiful country. Sadly I did not have very long there …

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“The Christmas tree is a symbol of love, not money. There’s a kind of glory to them when they’re all lit up that exceeds anything all the money in the world could buy.”  Andy Rooney     So first up and my travel trip for January was Riga in Latvia. I try to make the …

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“It’s pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s Day” Edith Lovejoy Pierce     The start of a new year is often taken to be a new beginning. In fact, the first month gets its name from Janus, …

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