Monthly Archives: December 2006

Chips in Whitby

Up at 7:15 and off on a walk by 8 as the sun struggled to appear above the horizon. Actually that’s not exactly correct, I didn’t actually see the sun until about 11. Yesterday I picked up a booklet containing … Continue reading

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By God, I will neither go nor hang

Bob & Claire picked us up at 8:30 and we were packed and on the road by 8:45. The weather report was full of doom and gloom, massive storms and gale forced winds across all of England, Scotland, Wales and … Continue reading

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Bye, bye Paris

I was awake before the alarm and duly woke Mirinda at 5.30 and we were out of the hotel and on the street by 6, wheeling along our very heavy suitcase towards the Metro. No problem getting tickets (we even … Continue reading

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Trip down the Seine

We had a few choices for today but decided to wander around like yesterday. After a hotel breakfast we headed for the Luxembourg Gardens so Mirinda could feed the birds. She had sparrows eating out of her hand until the … Continue reading

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Peter Brook in Paris

Awake late and a quick dash down to Starbucks for a pick-us-up. It was then off on a Paris Walk – 2nd edition by Fiona Duncan & Leo Glass (The only Paris Walking guide with aerial-view mapping) – courtesy of … Continue reading

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Turning Japanese

Awake just before 9 and ready to collect the breaky tray from the maid. Baguette, coffee and a small delicious cake, followed by a shower. Ah, the shower. Actually the water pressure and the temperature are both excellent. The shower … Continue reading

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