Slow road to Cyprus – Marilyn and Alf’s ten most precious memories

Taking the slow road to Cyprus

Over the seven week trip, probably the following stand out as our ten most precious memories:

  1. Stopping firstly in Brugge, Belgium, with its highly attractive Medieval architecture, pretty cobbled streets, canals and bridges, its numerous art galleries and museums
  2. Being fortunate enough to hear the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra playing at home at the splendid Musikverein in the Golden Hall  – that same day we had lunch at the legendary Cafe Mozart, where Graham Green wrote “The Third Man
  3. Visiting Vienna’s famous sites, including: the Hofburg Imperial Palace, the Schonbrunn Palace and gardens, the amazing Austrian Parliament Building and not to forget the outstanding beauty of the Art Nouveau architecture to be seen in the centre of Vienna
  4. Walking across the famous Charles Bridge Prague, which in the Middle Ages was one of the Wonders of the Modern World, reaching the Old Town and watching the historic Prague Astronomical clock performing its spectacle…

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Government delays EU immigration report because it is too positive – UK Politics – UK – The Independent

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Twickenham United Kingdom (Photo credit: @Doug88888)

This short article from the Independent is a MUST READ, in my view. Check it out!

via Government delays EU immigration report because it is too positive – UK Politics – UK – The Independent.

For me, this confirms, once again, that David Cameron’s government is primarily interested in policy based on ideology and short-term political gain, rather than evidence-based policy, supporting a broad-based vision and strategy.

Any thoughts?


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