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Kingsman – the Golden Circle (don’t they put pineapple in a tin?)

Colin Firth and pugs. What’s not to like? I wasn’t expecting much and the action scenes were so over the top as to be quite stupid. But men in bespoke suits, Saville Row, glasses and designer cases + pugs and

Kingsman – the Golden Circle (don’t they put pineapple in a tin?)

Colin Firth and pugs. What’s not to like? I wasn’t expecting much and the action scenes were so over the top as to be quite stupid. But men in bespoke suits, Saville Row, glasses and designer cases + pugs and

Food in Barcelona 

Before leaving home, I tried to book two restaurants for dinner while I am here. What else does one do at night in a foreign city? Neither would accommodate me no doubt as I am a single (leaving a vacant

Food in Barcelona 

Before leaving home, I tried to book two restaurants for dinner while I am here. What else does one do at night in a foreign city? Neither would accommodate me no doubt as I am a single (leaving a vacant

Mediterranean meandering 

From my balcony, another day of total leisure n the Mediterranean Sea. Breakfast in the Lido buffet where I snagged a window seat, though on the sunny starboard side so I was a bit hot. I used my book as

Mediterranean meandering 

From my balcony, another day of total leisure n the Mediterranean Sea. Breakfast in the Lido buffet where I snagged a window seat, though on the sunny starboard side so I was a bit hot. I used my book as

The Sparkes fly over Dartmoor

After a pleasant drive from Exeter, I am in Tamerton Foliot adjoining Plymouth to visit with my cousin Jan Sparkes and her family.  Her mum, Edna Morrison, was the last of her generation when she died last year, aged 106.

The Sparkes fly over Dartmoor

After a pleasant drive from Exeter, I am in Tamerton Foliot adjoining Plymouth to visit with my cousin Jan Sparkes and her family.  Her mum, Edna Morrison, was the last of her generation when she died last year, aged 106.

No wine at the wedding

on the way back from Nazareth to our hotel in Tiberias we stopped at Cana, where Christ attended a wedding and rather reluctantly performed the first miracle recorded in St John’s gospel.   This is a stone jar, and hitch

No wine at the wedding

on the way back from Nazareth to our hotel in Tiberias we stopped at Cana, where Christ attended a wedding and rather reluctantly performed the first miracle recorded in St John’s gospel.   This is a stone jar, and hitch

The friendly way ….. Super-Shuttle

People are very friendly in New Zealand. Impressively so. They have shuttle buses from all their major airports called ‘Super-Shuttle’, and I have used it for all my connections to and from airports here. They put your bag in the

The friendly way ….. Super-Shuttle

People are very friendly in New Zealand. Impressively so. They have shuttle buses from all their major airports called ‘Super-Shuttle’, and I have used it for all my connections to and from airports here. They put your bag in the

Rivers and creeks

I have encountered a few rivers and creeks in my travels. Above is the Avon River which runs through Christchurch. It is very clean and about the size of Cambridge’s Cam, hence the punting which you can see in this

Rivers and creeks

I have encountered a few rivers and creeks in my travels. Above is the Avon River which runs through Christchurch. It is very clean and about the size of Cambridge’s Cam, hence the punting which you can see in this