Tag Archives: planes

The daring young men…and women

The main reason Bob had decided to come to Britain at the height of summer was in order to attend the world famous Farnborough Airshow. It’s only held every two years and is just a few miles up the road … Continue reading

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Blocked by cow

I had a bit of admin to do today but I did find time to Skype with mum and take Day-z for a lovely walk across Farnham heath. My conversation with mum, concerned steam cleaners and the new Dyson vacuum … Continue reading

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Octopus balls and Bratwurst

It’s always odd on a first day of a holiday when you take a plane. Well, I think so, anyway. You start off in a familiar environment. You enter an airport terminal where everything looks the same as any other … Continue reading

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Airports galore

Up at 4:15am to be ready for Col at 5:30. Dad woke up to say goodbye but then, according to mum, went straight back to bed – smart move. A very nice but surprisingly busy coach to the airport. I’d … 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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The long journey home

The last few hours of my trip back from Cork were a bit diabolical. All was well at the airport. I updated everything that needed updating with the assistance of the free Cork airport wifi – so much better than … Continue reading

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I really don’t like Ben Stiller

I can’t help it. Whenever I see Ben Stiller’s name on a film, I avoid it. I just find him annoying. It’s a pity because sometimes he manages to be in some fairly decent films with great co-stars. But, as … 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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Birthday girl

Poor Mirinda is still not feeling the best, though her voice is gradually returning. It’s still a bit quiet. Which means she doesn’t always get a cup of tea when she asks…because I can’t hear her. Still, she feels better … Continue reading

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Ashes

There’s a part of me that feels very sorry for the people stranded in the UK and most of Europe by the volcanic ash drifting down from Iceland at the moment. Especially because I know people it has affected. Joanne, … Continue reading

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