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Changes of table can’t be effected

Lake Maggiore is not that far from Milan. It’s to the north and is one of the Big Three lakes. We’ve been to Lake Como (and loved it), we have yet to go to Lake Garda and now we’ve been … Continue reading

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Quick dissolving sugar

This post needs a couple of sub-titles. As well as ‘Quick dissolving sugar’ it also needs to be ‘The day we changed hotels’ and ‘The day Gaz deleted his photos.’ Still, let’s keep it with ‘Quick dissolving sugar’ because I … Continue reading

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Gaz Day II

Mirinda had her presentation to the board today (the actual reason we’re in Milan) so I set off for all the things my wife finds boring when indulged in for too long. My first stop was to be the National … Continue reading

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Caution your blast

An early start saw us board the DLR for the pain free trip to London City Airport. This marked the first time for Mirinda. If we do have our few months in France, she’ll be doing it regularly so it’s … Continue reading

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Performance art

Today Mirinda worked from the flat so, after lunch, I headed off for Tate Modern and the Joan Jonas exhibition. Before leaving for the ferry, the day was almost ruined when an ATM ate my debit card and refused to … Continue reading

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Buses and babies

We haven’t been to the Big Easy for ages (the last time for me was when Sally and family had lunch with us and Will ate all the lobster) so it seemed the best choice for lunch today ahead of … Continue reading

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Three little maids in green

Today I took the girls to the kennel before heading into London for our weekend at the flat prior to Milan. The day was stunning and we took full advantage of it, catching the ferry up the river before wandering … Continue reading

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No longer invisible

Before I go much further, here’s a photo of Emma after her visit to Kate. She wasn’t happy that I included one of Freya and not her yesterday. Today I was going to go to work, it being a Friday, … Continue reading

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Trim and chat

Today was our ten week date with Kate. We left the house and walked (or ran) through the park up to the top end, walked along Nutshell Lane (which features large in my WW1 research), crossed the awful Upper Hale … Continue reading

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To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance

Tonight we went to the Vaudeville Theatre in the Strand and were royally entertained with Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband. It was absolutely hilarious and delightful with some of the wittiest dialogue outside of Earnest delivered by an exceptionally brilliant … Continue reading

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