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Burnt potato scallop

Poor Tracey. In an attempt to try something new and exotic she ended up eating something foul and disgusting. She’d not too keen on Polish breakfast foods. Denise, on the other hand, was quite taken with Barbara, the Warsaw red … Continue reading

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The hungry lifts of Stockholm

This morning, Denise and Tracey left Oslo for Stockholm. They had several adventures including Tracey trying to bowl over a tiny Swede on a train and both of them narrowly avoiding being eaten by a hotel elevator. For the first … Continue reading

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New food

We had a busy (for us) weekend lined up but Mirinda’s leg thought otherwise. It’s been hurting all week for reasons unknown and mysterious so she (we) thought it wise for her to rest it over the next two days. … Continue reading

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Quiche?

Roger de Bussy-Rabutin was a bit of a Jack-the-Lad type of chap. His pen had a satirical ink running through it, and managed to land him in trouble a few times through his life at court. In fact, he wound … Continue reading

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Chez Sophie

There’s something amazing about driving through the French countryside in a convertible, top down and wind streaming through your hair. Or so I’ve heard. We hired a convertible in order to experience just that. Sadly, today was not the day … Continue reading

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Preventing disaster

Kevin update Today Nick at Work was talking about something and he happened to mention Kevin. I thought it was the perfect opportunity to broach the subject of his disappearance. ME: So, has Kevin gone then? NICK: [Eyes downcast, voice … Continue reading

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The long drive east

After a morning that consisted of taking the dogs to Sue, shopping for lunch, planting some mid-winter fire dogwood and eating lunch, we packed and headed off for Mirinda’s Mystery Birthday Break. Just over an hour later we arrived at … Continue reading

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And the fence goes on

Today I uploaded our Sorrento photographs onto Flickr. I thought I’d lost them all but they turned up in one of the boxes from the lock up. The thing with Flickr is that the photos appear as you upload them … Continue reading

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Last of the Hassells

Today marked our last day seeing the Hassells before they head off for Paris. Bob had promised us all a wonderful lunch to start the new year off and a wonderful lunch we had. We love the Savoy. The bars, … Continue reading

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Maritime

Following a second, perfect breakfast at La Beaujolais, we headed for the Eiffel Tower, walked under it and made for the bridge over the Seine, taking in the Palais de Chaillot. This building is described in the Rough Guide as … Continue reading

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