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9 Things I Learned While Traveling In Europe
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9 Things I Learned While Traveling In Europe

Traveling in Europe has the habit of teaching a person a lot about themselves and the world. Traveling in Europe for the first time can humble a person too. I was a 26-year-old man visiting England, France, Switzerland and Italy for the first time. Together with my wife we set […]

100 Steps For 100 Miles Along Hadrian’s Wall in England
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100 Steps For 100 Miles Along Hadrian’s Wall in England

Recently, I was asked, “Jeff, what’s your all-time favorite photo of your daughters?” Damn. As a photographer who takes a fair number of photos, some of them quite lovely, of his daughters, that’s an awfully difficult question to answer. If pressed, and thankfully I wasn’t by the questioner on the […]

Nine Best English Football Ground Names
Sports

Nine Best English Football Ground Names

More and more sporting grounds, from baseball ballparks in San Diego to football stadiums in Philadelphia, are being branded with corporate names in exchange for suitcases full of money. While this is happening all over England too, there are still many football grounds with not only non-corporate names but really […]

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Friday Premier League Football
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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Friday Premier League Football

In its latest, but most certainly not its last, money grab, the English Premier League, in cahoots with its sugar daddy pimp known as LIVE TELEVISION added, for the first time ever, a dozen 8pm local time Friday matches scattered throughout the 2016-2017 fixture list. Some of these football matches […]

The Best Medieval Castle in England
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The Best Medieval Castle in England

My wife hit a couple of balls out of the park during our U.K. road trip, most notably a gem of a restaurant find in Liverpool and the recommendation to visit Bodiam Castle on our 2nd to last day in England. Why was a visit to Bodiam Castle a home […]

A Visit To The Real Hundred Acre Wood In England with Piglet and Pooh
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A Visit To The Real Hundred Acre Wood In England with Piglet and Pooh

Maybe it’s because I too long to write stories for young people like A. A. Milne did, thus becoming, like him and his Winnie-the-Pooh books, a small but meaningful part of the childhoods of countless kids. Or maybe it’s because I generally adore childhood so damn much or because Piglet, […]

Eating For Pleasure
Parenting Blog / Travel

Eating For Pleasure

A day after we’d shared, at Bacaro in Liverpool, what objectively was the finest meal my family had ever, and I think it’s not unreasonable to say, the finest we may ever enjoy together, my wife turned to the girls and I as we bid adieu to the home of […]

Fathers and Sons on the Blue Side of Liverpool
Sports

Fathers and Sons on the Blue Side of Liverpool

More so at the neighborhood shed in the portion of Liverpool painted blue than at the stadium on the baby blue side of Manchester 45 minutes away, big time football is an intimate family affair. Like a hankering for meat pies and a distaste for the cherry red side of […]

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