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Crete Uncovered

September 29th, 2011 · Comments Off on Crete Uncovered · Life

As teachers used to say “this is going to hurt me more than it hurts you”. I’m sure nobody wants to read all about my holidays, and I’m not sure I want to write about them but it needs to be done so I can move on, so here are a few thoughts about Crete, […]

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Back to normality

September 26th, 2011 · Comments Off on Back to normality · Life

Well we are back from Crete and alomost ready to face normality again. Although the holiday was only a couple of weeks it has been a lot longer than that since everything has been normal here. Right up until we went away Jayne was still off work recovering, and before that of course she was […]

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Getting away from it all

August 18th, 2009 · Comments Off on Getting away from it all · Life

One of the undisputed pleasures of taking a holiday is ‘getting away from it all’. This can just mean a change of scenery and getting away from all the familiar places, but I also interpret it as getting away from a lot of life’s daily routine and away from the television, radio, internet, telephone, newspapers […]

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Phew what a scorcher

August 8th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Life

I am not a big fan of hot weather as such.  Unlike some people that I have known I do believe that it can be too hot: we have all known somebody who would return from holdays and insist that their holiday was better because it was 45 degrees while yours was ‘only’ 30 degrees […]

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Sailing On The Seven Seas

October 26th, 2008 · 5 Comments · Politics

I have been to Corfu on holiday a total of four times.  I would happily go back again, in fact Jayne and I have thought it would be a decent place to retire to.  Here is a little secret about the place that I will happily pass on to the likes of Osborne and Mandelson: […]

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Carbon Monoxide

October 28th, 2006 · 4 Comments · Politics

Perhaps the scariest thing about the two boys who died on holiday in Greece is that they were doing nothing that any of us has not done. They were not taking part in any sort of risky activity like paragliding or white water rafting. They were just taking a family holiday in a reputable, established […]

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Strip Tease

May 25th, 2005 · Comments Off on Strip Tease · Life, Work

The most remarkable thing happened at work today.

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