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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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Worst crossing EVAH!

I was woken up in the wee small hours by the spectral figure of Mirinda, framed in the open cabin door, claiming it was like an oven. She’d given up trying to sleep in it and tried to cool down … 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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Ships in the city

“…they discovered a steady two-way stream of traffic, with cars jammed nose to tail. There were little vehicles squeezed between big ones, and motorbikes tagging along behind little cars, the whole like a flock of ostrich chicks being taken for … Continue reading

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No wifi, no phone…still…

There were two things about today. Firstly the extraordinary queue of traffic leading up to Stonehenge. Now, obviously, there’s always a queue of traffic leading up to Stonehenge. It’s one of the things of British traffic legend, caused by the … Continue reading

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Colds and cars

Today I realised that I’ve contracted Mirinda’s cold. Typical. And, incredibly, when I look back over the blog posts of previous years, she has had a cold around her birthday for the last three years. I started feeling bad on … Continue reading

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The trip that sucked

Mirinda has asked that I remind her about how awful her trip back from the conference was yesterday, given it’s a yearly event. Hopefully this post will help. The main problem (among quite a few that irritate and annoy her) … Continue reading

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Nine hours!

We had a lovely flurry of snow this afternoon which nicely topped up the remains from the other day.  We walked the dogs in the early evening glow and the park was a wasteland of white and sleety snow.  Oddly … Continue reading

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