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No bratwurst today

We tried to visit the cathedral, along with about 4 million other tourists. We went in one door, hesitated a little bit then went out the other door. I guess some people would count this as a visit. There are, … Continue reading

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The tiny donkey

It was a lovely day of sun and cloud and threatening rain which never materialised. After shopping and a long overdue almond croissant, we decided to visit Old Thatch, an NGS garden which was open today. Linda (eventually) took us … Continue reading

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A very English Sunday

We had nothing planned for today so we let the weather decide. Given the weather was fabulous – chilly, blue skies without much breeze – we decided to go for a walk. Sadly, because Carmen is still recovering, the poodles … Continue reading

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Active service

Today was my first day back at the Science Museum after a month. And quite a few things have changed. Actually, if I was to avoid any exaggeration, two things have changed. Firstly Exhibition Road. The pedestrianization has progressed to … Continue reading

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St-Martin-sur-Oust to Le Roc Saint Andre

Up at the crack of dawn, John and I wandered into the village to use the public conveniences (which were very convenient), collect fresh bread for the boat, stock up on a few supplies (for instance, we’d finished off a … Continue reading

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GUC Part II

Left home at 7:45 for part two of our Grand Union Canal walk. Amazingly the new train arrived at Waterloo on time. Very comfortable and I wish these were used for commuters rather than the cattle trucks we have at … Continue reading

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GUC Part I

Up at 6.30am for my canal walk with Karen & Nigel. Quite a muggy morn with clouds rather than sun. A few golfers about but only a handful of fellow travellers on the train. It was always going to be … Continue reading

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Not a lesbian after all

Overcast all morning but not even close to any rain. Nicole worked from home today as she had a plumber coming in to fix the plumbing her father did in their new kitchen. By lunchtime, the clouds had gone, allowing … Continue reading

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