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Best supporting role in a film goes to .... Britain

February 26 2013 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Britain, #Britain as film location, #British film industry, #Excess Baggage (Misc), #film locations, #Films made in Britain, #Les Miserable, #Recommendations & Rants (tips, #links and reviews), #Skyfall

Travel and film go hand in hand as can be seen by the many films, including award winners, featuring Britain in the best supporting role. Les Miserables at the ORNC. Photocredit Universal Pictures The glam and glitz of the 85th Academy Awards may be over,...

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Worrying times as procrastination returns

January 14 2013 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #colours, #Excess Baggage (Misc), #procrastination

I have just Googled colours in alphabetical order and got this Alphabetical Color List A - Z Me thinks I have too much time on my hands, either that or my procrastination demons are back for a visit. Let's hope it's not a long one ... Ooh! Did you know...

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Competition: Uncover Your Journey of a Lifetime at Telegraph Adventure Travel Show

January 12 2013 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #adventure travel, #Excess Baggage (Misc), #London, #The Telegraph Adventure Travel show, #travel, #travel events, #travellers, #travelling

The UK's only event dedicated to discovering the world off the beaten track. The Telegraph Adventure Travel Show is a world of extraordinary discoveries, all under one roof. It is the UK’s foremost event for people who like to travel outside the mainstream...

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A holiday poem

December 31 2012 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Excess Baggage (Misc), #Iriki, #Kadija Sesay, #Peepal Press, #poem about presents, #poetry, #Recommendations & Rants (tips, links and reviews)

How many times do you delete a newsletter after a quick scan? If you are anything like me, then nearly always must be your response. Last Christmas, I was about to do the same to one of the many newsletters filling my mailbox, wishing me Happy Christmas...

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Back to blogging in 2013

December 22 2012 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #DiverseTraveller.com - Women Who Travel, Write, Snap & Share, #Excess Baggage (Misc), #Mexico City, #Ola Fagbohun, #Pyramids, #travel photos, #travelling

Sorry I haven't been around much of this year, I do have many good reasons. But let's not dwell on the past, 2013 is around the corner and I plan to be a more frequent blogger - promise. So, until then ... Me, September 2012, in front of Pyramid of the...

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Don't like your life story... change it!

August 31 2012 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #comedy, #Daily Show, #Excess Baggage (Misc), #GOP 2012, #John Daily, #John Oliver, #political satire, #Politics, #Presidential campaign, #Republican National Convention, #RNC 2012, #Travel Beyond the UK, #US politics

Don't like the direction your life has taken or is going ... then follow the motto of the Republican National Party Convention 2012 and "..change it!" The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Mon - Thurs 11p / 10c RNC 2012 - The Road to Jeb Bush 2016 - We Can...

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'Oh, The Places You'll Go!' by Dr Suess reminds me to take charge of my life

June 4 2012 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #adventure, #Career-gap, #decision, #Dr Seuss, #Excess Baggage (Misc), #Gap-year, #life choices, #Oh The Places You'll Go!, #travel, #Travel Write Now (stories and news)

Last week, I spent hours sorting through the things I have placed in storage for years. Each year, with clinical detachment, I sort, disguard, and rebox. However, I lose all detachment when it comes to sorting through my many boxes of books; books that...

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Travel Trivia: World Music

April 21 2012 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Excess Baggage (Misc), #Music, #music on my ipod, #travel, #travelling music

Twelve of the songs on my ipod, that feature countries or cities in their title: Brazilian Love Affair by George Duke Cemeries of London - Coldplay Deutschland - Terri Walker Diamonds from Sierra Leone - Kane West Indian Flute - Timbaland feat. Magoo...

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Time To Get Over My "First World Problems"

April 19 2012 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Excess Baggage (Misc), #First World Problems, #funny video, #perspective, #reflection, #self-pity

Another day of cold rain, grey clouds and overcast sky making me feel as bad as the day looks. Thankfully, YouTube has pulled from the depths of the rainy day blues, where once again this dreary week, I am contemplating the meaning of life, in the form...

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Video: The Creation of a Book

April 10 2012 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #adverblog, #birth of a book, #books, #Excess Baggage (Misc), #Glen Milner of The Telegraph, #video

I have embraced audio and eBooks only because the airlines have continued to reduce the weight of both carry-on and stored luggage. Gone are the days when I would spend as much time, if not more, carefully planning my travel reading library as planning...

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