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A hairy life

This morning I noticed the back of Dave’s t-shirt thick with white cat hair from where Doris was sitting on the back of Dave’s chair last night, nuzzling against his neck.

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Canals now and then.

Dave and I have had a fascination for canals and canal boats for many years. Back in 2006 we traveled to Wales and hired a

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Bradford on Avon, not upon.

A while back I was reading about Bradford on Avon, some kind of forum I think, where a writer called the town Bradford-upon-Avon. Well you

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Avebury Surprise

Our first attempt at visiting Avebury was aborted. We arrived at around 2 o’clock on a very cold, miserably damp afternoon. Pulled into the car

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Rotterdam, almost not

We almost missed our train because online I booked the 10.06am, except there isn’t a 10.06am train from Antwerp to Rotterdam, only a 9.45am. We

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This transit day

The Officer announced gravely, “looks like we have a problem here”. Those are not the words you want to hear as you try to move

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Musings of a 56 year old

Tomorrow I will be 57. Except that I turned 57 yesterday because I’m in the Northern Hemisphere and I was born in Australia (so grateful

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Brixton, London, SW2

Our 10 day stay in Brixton was all about catching up with Adam and meeting his beautiful fiancée, Jacque, in person for the first time.

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Staying in the bunker today

This morning we awoke to the devastating news of last night’s Paris tragedy and attacks in Lebanon. We watched it being reported on the BBC.

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