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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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When Nicktor ate couscous

What a marvellous day we’ve had. Nicktor’s dislike from last night has been completely replaced with a new fascination for all things Moroccan. That may be a slight exaggeration. He wasn’t that keen on the barely grilled capsicum we had … Continue reading

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Doctor Fish

Schönbrunne was the summer residence of the Habsburgs. Marie Antoinette was born there before being shipped off to Paris to have her head cut off. Sisi spent quite a lot of time at Schönbrunne as well, making herself beautiful and … Continue reading

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I’ve given birth to an idiot!

Once a medieval palace, the remains of Eltham were leased by Stephen Courtauld in 1933. He employed a couple of top notch designers/craftsmen and they set to creating an art deco masterpiece. And that’s where we visited today. A mere … Continue reading

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