A Year Back in Norwich

Almost a year ago to the day I returned to Norwich again after a 4 year absence. I had previously lived in Norwich (or Norfolk) from 2003 – 2007 and 2012 – 2014 but I have always said it feels like home and the main reason for leaving each time has been to make the necessa
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Aims for 2019

After a rocky ending to 2018, my first goal of 2019 is to make sure the 5 hour distance between me and home does not mean I do not get to get back or catch up with my family as much as I am used to when I was in Birmingham. Family is most important and I will be making sure there are
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A Look Back on 2018

I started these quite a while back now and love looking back on the year gone to make sure I appreciate what has happened, and if I have not achieved anything I wanted to, to renew the efforts for the year ahead. I still maintain that if reviewing your year on New Years either makes y
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The Arsenal – European Away Trips

Well, I have had to update this section after we have fallen out of the Champions League for the first time in twenty/twenty one years.  Still, the fact remains that my favourite way to travel Europe is with The Arsenal Away. There are some Arsenal fans that are not fussed on qua
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A look ahead to 2018

After an epic end to 2017 with my new niece Dottie Rose Davies being born, it’s time to look ahead to the next 12 months! A lot of people mock New Years resolutions but I think if it’s an opportunity to stop and think about what you have got up to in the last 12 months and
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2017 – A look back on the last 12 months

Well another 12 months is coming to a close so I like to look back on the last 12 months to reflect on whether it has been a good year or not and to set myself some goals for the new one coming up. In my looking ahead to 2017 I listed quite a few things I wanted to achieve so it seems
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Weather for Penguins

After a decent flight from Tampa to Pittsburgh (empty so row per person), I landed and had a fairly short journey to my hotel which was sandwiched between the Baseball and American Football stadiums. I had arrived pretty late and it was starting to snow, so I didn’t venture too
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Tampin’ in Tampa

After a great few days in South Beach I headed to Fort Lauderdale where the weather was equally great.  After checking in I wandered along the coast and then headed into the centre for Game 1 Vs the Florida Panthers. It was pretty odd going in Hockey Jersey in 30 degree heat but in an
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Welcome to Miami… Bienvenidos a Miami

It feels like I have spent 0 time in Birmingham or My Apartment over the last couple of months, and packing for the final week of work to go straight to airport was a pain but it’s a lovely way to kick off my December/January time off after this ludicrously short contract. The c
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Last Leg: Marbella

A seriously early flight greeted me in Berlin, a 3:45am wake up call was pretty grim.  My flight was fairly painless though which was good and I had a couple of hours wait for my folks to land when we would be meeting my Uncle. The reasoning for Marbella being the last leg of the jour
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