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Good Earth

Our last morning in Edinburgh saw us both sitting, bleary eyed at breakfast, Nicktor having the added burden of a hangover. “Never again,” he moaned, knowing this was clearly a lie to make his brain feel better. We left Masson … Continue reading

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Au revoir…again

The final day of our short Paris break arrived all too soon. After waking, slowly (I do love the midday checkout), we wandered to La Beaujolais for the final time then went for a walk around the Eiffel Tower and … Continue reading

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Home, at last

Today was the big move back to Farnham.  Well, for me and Day-z at least.  Mirinda wasn’t that keen given the house still resembles a building site.  She was also a bit concerned that I’d not be very comfortable.  I … Continue reading

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Welcome home

There’s nothing quite like coming home after a week away. Though not necessarily to an empty house, devoid of wife and poodles and with the temperature set to just above freezing. While not on a par with the time we … Continue reading

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Lousy service

After a lovely Christmas break, you really don’t want a problem with your luggage at Heathrow. You really don’t want to stand around at baggage retrieval for a few hours waiting for the non-appearance of your bags. You really don’t … Continue reading

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Back home

I was up very early this morning, waiting for Mirinda to arrive. Her plane was half an hour early (according to the handy Heathrow airport app n my phone) so I had to be up even earlier than I thought. … Continue reading

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The end of Beijing

Well, I’m finally sitting on our lounge, Radio 3 playing some classic music I’ve never heard before and Mirinda fast asleep upstairs. It was a longish, uninteresting flight home (though appeared to be full of tour groups rather than individuals … Continue reading

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Smiling faces

[…continued from yesterday…] I spent four hours wandering around Hong Kong airport. Fortunately it’s very big with lots of bright, friendly shops. I was too full to eat and didn’t want to buy anything so wandering was all I did. … Continue reading

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Czech’ing out

Well, so much for Prague. Here we are, home again in lovely sunny England. Our whole trip was dogged with grey skies with mere glimpses of nice weather. The plane started to enter British airspace, the clouds parted and glorious … 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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