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Heathrow terminal 4

This morning I went to Heathrow to meet an Etihad plane. The coach ride in was remarkably smooth and, surprisingly quick. In fact, the Heathrow app on my phone was telling me their plane was going to land an hour … Continue reading

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Dim sum for breakfast

The plane arrived in a hot and humid Brisbane bang on time, following a delightful Chinese breakfast. Sadly I had to say goodbye to my very comfortable seat/bed and make my way through security and customs. It never ceases to … Continue reading

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Adios, Madrid

The sun came out this morning. There were blue skies for the first time. There was also a quite ferocious wind. We started our day packing and checking out of the hotel, following a lovely long lay in (I do … Continue reading

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Espania

No builders this morning.  I have no idea why.  The last time I saw Paul (Wednesday) he said he’d see me today.  Carole picked us up in the taxi at 11am and there was no sign of the builders.  I … Continue reading

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Farewell to Marrakech

There were Christmas carols playing at Marrakech airport while we waited for our plane home. I don’t know why. It was an odd way to end our Moroccan week. And we had a female captain on our plane home. I … Continue reading

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Return to normality

My very well travelled suitcase turned up at 6pm tonight. I was amazed because I’d missed a phone call from the baggage people in the morning while out shopping. They left a strange, sort-of message on the phone. When I … Continue reading

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Trains, planes and automobiles

I caught the train from Hornsby to Central then changed to the airport train to the domestic terminals. I then caught a plane up to Brisbane then, eventually, I boarded one of the wonderful Col’s coaches back to mum and … Continue reading

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Deaths in fiction

There is apparently a grave in the grounds of Trinity Church, New York for one Charlotte Temple. I say ‘apparently’ because although we wandered all around the graveyard this morning, we couldn’t find it. There are also a lot of … Continue reading

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Milan – Farnham

Milan station is an amazing place. The building is huge; a massive open space with a shopping mall beneath and massive columns in the main concourse. Outside it resembles a triumphal arch. The odd thing is that the platforms at … Continue reading

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The Joy of Travel

Ignoring the very long wait at Brisbane airport, the journey wasn’t that bad. In fact, it consisted of three seven hour stretches (Brisbane to Singapore, Singapore to Dubai, Dubai to London) which broke it up quite nicely. This is clearly … Continue reading

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