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Fog almighty!

120 planes were cancelled out of Heathrow today. Fortunately, Denise and Tracey’s flight to Oslo wasn’t one of them. Though it was delayed two hours. Still, eventually they took off and arrived in Oslo to their own adventures which mum … Continue reading

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Wandering the streets

Up bright and early at about 10 this morning. Such a gloriously comfortably undisturbed sleep in we had. At first the day was a bit blue but it quickly went grey when we decided to head out. Not that that … Continue reading

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Should be ideal

Whenever we stay anywhere in the UK (apart from the Vale of Severn, that dreadful winter), Mirinda is almost guaranteed to suggest we move there. She will browse estate agent windows, noting the prices and various home improvements and match … Continue reading

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A very happy unbirthday

Mirinda just told me that it was Jane Austen’s birthday today. Fortunately, rather than just jumping in and writing that it was her birthday, I decided to check. I discovered that it was not Jane’s birthday today and won’t be … Continue reading

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Countryside wanderers

Today, in 1770, Captain Cook landed at Botany Bay and, to celebrate, I watched a lot of the World Championship Snooker from the Crucible…which seems to have changed sponsor. Last year it was BetFred and this year it’s DafaBet. It … Continue reading

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Walking without fear

It’s an odd thing in Marrakech but if you turn left upon leaving the Hotel Islane, you are entering a world of hassle, crowds and assorted denizens of the dark realms. If, however, you turn right, the world of comfort … Continue reading

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Walking in Farnham

I set my alarm for 6am this morning because Bob’s flight was due to arrive at Heathrow at 5am. I figured it would be a bit late and he’d arrive at ours at around 6:30-7am. This guess was backed up … Continue reading

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Finally summer

Today was the first day that actually felt like summer. The sun was out, it was hot and lots more people were wearing summer clothes (as opposed to just me). Having been forewarned that it would be hot, we decided … Continue reading

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Bliss in France

This place is beautiful. Of course it helps that the weather is just about perfect and it’s very quiet. Even so…this place is beautiful. The beds are a bit weird, it has to be said and the whole place is … Continue reading

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Well Shod

After yesterdays boot purchasing failure, I decided to try Winchester today. There is a Millets and a Blacks there and I figured one of them might be keen to sell me a pair of hiking boots. So, after chatting to … Continue reading

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