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Otter Creek and the Seal Factory

After a long, long lie in, we eventually left the house and headed down to the Cornish Seal Sanctuary. It had taken a bit of working out as to where we were going to go today because the weather was … Continue reading

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Inside out, outside in

Back in 1799, the explorer Matthew Flinders was happily sailing along the Queensland coast when he had a problem with his sloop, the Norfolk. He pulled into a handy inlet, weighed anchor and rang for roadside assistance. Work on repairs … Continue reading

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The man with the nose

Whenever I think of Cyrano de Bergerac, I always think of Steve Martin in the updated, American version where he says 20 nose insults at the beginning. I guess I should read the original (though translated into English) novel. Still, … Continue reading

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Today was as close to a perfect Sunday as you could hope to get. It started with a (sort of) sleep in for me and a nice one for Mirinda. After a lie in I popped up to Farnham while … Continue reading

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