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So it was Me and my Girl friend Natasha’s 3rd year anniversary on Friday so we headed to Nottingham to see the singer Jack Savoretti. He is a folk/acoustic/latin (sort of) singer who was wonderfully incredible to see live. Its amazing to see a smaller artist in a venue where they work so hard for what they love. Their talent really shows off in their singing, song writing and instrument playing. In comparison there are some major, major artists who would rather dance on stage instead of singing their own songs, more from that another day!
Photo of Jack Savoretti here! Taken by my wonderful girl friend Natasha Fowler.
Whilst there Mr. Savoretti said something to us, the audience, that was incredibly worded. I wrote an article on Thursday that explained that we should not run away from news, only instead we should embrace it, and at this time in our lives, we need to stand together as one. But Savo said something that contradicted that in a way, but made so much sense. He said
“27 years ago to the day, the Berlin Wall came down. Marking the end of the war, and this divided continent. 2 days ago, the leader of the free world, claims he wants to build another one.”
It was really put in to perspective at that point.
Taken by Natasha Fowler, Friday 11th November, tash_fowlieNatasha (Who would much rather be called Tash!) and I both on Saturday and Sunday traveled ar
ound the Peak District in the sort of north, but sort of center of Britain. Having not long passed my driving test, it was going to be a challenge to maneuver up and down the hills, but it proved an exciting one. We took a hike up some of the hills as well as taking tours into the caverns and caves near the village of Hope. If you live in the UK or are a tourist coming to the UK, I would highly recommend visiting a series of the cave
systems here. They are wonderfully interesting and are rather cheap. One cave in particular is home to a rock named Blue John. The name originated from being called the Blue and Yellow rock. But when it went over to France to be sold it was changed to Bleu Jaune. Not many of the residents of the peak district during the 19th century could not speak french so the name was instead translated to Blue John – What a wonderful fact!
It sparks me to think that so many people, especially Brits, believe their country to be amazing and as a massive tourist spot. But dont actually see much of their country. I know a family who will go to the most exotic of locations, but have barely been out of their home town in their own country. There are so many lovely places to visit in your home countries. Like so many. It was wonderful to be free and to see the places that we wanted to see with our own vehicle meaning we could explore as we wanted.
This was more of a short post to tell you of my live over this weekend. A simple like would enthuse me to write in further detail about this weekends adventure. Maybe it could also inspire you to visit one of the most visually pleasing places I have been. We are stepping closer and closer to Trumps rule and we seem to be in a hard place at the moment as a world. Stay smiling everyone. This weekend coming I have been inspired to create a post of many things that make me smile, and hopefully will you too.