French prisoners Ride Tour de France

A Week is a Long Time in.. Q.  In What? In prison – yes obviously In politics – yes In a relationship – well yes, especially the past week for me In Between News Items…. Yes! That’s the one! Last week it was announced to the world that 196 convicted French prisoners are going to… Continue reading French prisoners Ride Tour de France

Austrian Toilet

Not being a frequent foreign traveller, my recent stop in Eisenstadt, Austria, at a 5 star hotel open my eyes a bit.  A peculiar quirk, for me, was the toilet, with a shelf, in the room’s en-suite bathroom.  I’ve since found that it’s called a “shelf toilet”, a German invention to ease the inspection of… Continue reading Austrian Toilet