Big Ben spices things up a bit and announces the new year with a ‘bang’ instead of a ‘bong’.
In October 2007, a classmate and I took part in the Lessons from Auschwitz scheme, which involved a day trip to the concentration camp and the opportunity to get involved in spreading the lessons that could be learnt from the Holocaust back at school. During my short visit, I took a few photos of the […]
In July and August of 2007, I travelled to Hong Kong, as my dual citizenship requires that I return every three years. While there, we decided to visit Beijing and its landmarks, such as the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square and the Great Wall of China. In doing so, I was able to gain a much […]
In August 2006, my family and I went on a two-week holiday travelling around the West Coast of America, visiting landmarks on a route through California, Nevada, Arizona and back into California again. Our journey allowed us to visit beautiful natural formations, such as the Grand Canyon, as well as bustling tourist attractions like Hollywood. […]
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