Author Archives: Mirinda

Hooray for Pompeii!

It was an absolutely perfect day for visiting (or in my case revisiting) Pompeii.  And I can confirm that it is still the best European tourist site I have ever seen.  And I have seen a lot of fantastic places. … Continue reading

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Failing to shop in Sorrento

We didn’t make a very early start today as I relied on the clock in my ebook which has unexpectedly stuck faithfully to UK time and therefore I was an hour late and missed breakfast and confused Dad. We had … Continue reading

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Oh no, not again

Carol the taxi driver turned up right on the dot of 12pm and Dad and I set out for our first holiday ever together, just the two of us.  Our chosen destination was Sorrento, based on a wonderful holiday Gary … Continue reading

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The Dubliners?

I am in a dilemma. I have recently been headhunted for a role in to be Dean of the law school that trains all the barristers in a certain small wet celtic nation. I was very interested when they called, … Continue reading

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Death of the chocolate cake

UsinUk fans mayn’t be aware that every fortnight I attend a guitar lesson, and have been doing so for the last two years. I am no good at all, but that is no reflection on my teacher who is fab. … Continue reading

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Crossing the pond

My main job since the takeover is to set up a factory for the creation of new degrees at ABC College where I work. Instead of letting everyone do their own thing, it is my role to work out how … Continue reading

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Nature Notes January 2010

Although we live in a town and therefore suffer from light pollution, on a clear night we can still see stars and constellations – though never that sparkling haze of the milky way that can be seen at Angledool.  This … Continue reading

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