Sunrise over the sea with makeshift hut

Change Was A Long Time Coming…

Dear readers, A year ago, I announced that it was Time For A Change… I never imagined it would take a whole year to re-launch my blog but life has a funny habit of getting in the way!   Funky Wellies Random Thoughts is back with a new design and it is my great pleasure…

Saarbruecken Germany - Saarbruecker Kasematten

A Weekend In Saarbruecken

Apart from brunching with Sherlock Holmes, here is what we did in the captivating town of Saarbrücken last year. We had to compose with the weather being capricious but fortunately, there is plenty to do inside and outside. As the city is relatively small, all sightseeing spots are easily reachable on foot, a big bonus!…

Brunch with Sherlock Holmes - Baker Street Criminal Pub Saarbruecken - Teapot, cups and candle

Brunch With Sherlock Holmes

Last year, our party of four visited the charming town of Saarbrücken. There is more to come about our stay in Saarland and discovering the fabulous UNESCO World Heritage Site of Völklinger Hütte, but for now let’s concentrate on our breakfast with Sherlock Holmes… I am sure the girls would have loved for Benedict Cumberbatch…

Piedmont - Italy - Roman stone bridge

Back To My Roots

I had not been back for nine years. My Grandmother’s native village in Piedmont. A small place built halfway up a mountain, with narrow, cobbled streets and stone houses. A short drive from beautiful Lago Maggiore and its Borromean Islands. I spent a lovely “generation” holiday week there in the summer with my Mum, Auntie,…

Healthy juice for brunch

My Love For The UK

I had planned to write a post about my visit to my lovely friend Sarah at the end of May. And then Brexit happened, so I felt that I had to share some of my thoughts on this too. I first set foot in the UK twenty-five years ago, when I came as an au…

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