Tag Archives: travel

Travel Horrors: Being In Love

1984 and the Textiliste and I married. That’s officially long ago. We’ve done the 30 years – pearls apparently – and rubies beckon. They’ll be cake and stuff and hopefully no travel. Big events and travel don’t combine well when … Continue reading

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Trains, Planes And, Er, More Trains

Dad talked about catching the new Victoria Line when it opened in the late 1960s. He kept one of the new tickets that you put in an automated barrier rather than gave to a guard. Only many people couldn’t get … Continue reading

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Love…

I’m in Northern Ireland. I miss Dog. Does he miss me…?

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Flight Or F(r)ight

I flew for the first time in 30 months. Only from London to Belfast, one of those flights where you’ve just gone through the stomach tumult of sprinting down the runway and asking yourself why you didn’t go to the … Continue reading

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Mechanised Farts: The Motorcycle Years

I’ve owned several cycles, from the barely functional to the state of the art (and crashed every one, with or without the assistance of others). I’ve owned several cars (and dented them – I’m especially talented at ripping wingmirrors off … Continue reading

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Travel Challenge: A Reflection

Doing the travel challenge makes me appreciate, once again, my luck to be able to travel and see many wonderful places. My views don’t remain consistent and some changes to my favourites are inevitable. Back in April 2015, I did … Continue reading

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Travel Challenge – The Results, Day Ten

You kindly followed me through ten days of travel pictures, guessing where each one might be. I thought I’d put you out of your collective miseries/make you punch the air with a ‘Yes, I was right’ with a follow up. … Continue reading

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Travel Challenge – The Results, Day Eight

You kindly followed me through ten days of travel pictures, guessing where each one might be. I thought I’d put you out of your collective miseries/make you punch the air with a ‘Yes, I was right’ with a follow up. … Continue reading

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Travel Challenge – The Results, Day Seven

You kindly followed me through ten days of travel pictures, guessing where each one might be. I thought I’d put you out of your collective miseries/make you punch the air with a ‘Yes, I was right’ with a follow up. … Continue reading

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Travel Challenge – The Results, Day Six

You kindly followed me through ten days of travel pictures, guessing where each one might be. I thought I’d put you out of your collective miseries/make you punch the air with a ‘Yes, I was right’ with a follow up. … Continue reading

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