Category Archives: Miscellaneous

111 degree will send you bonkers

I’ve just returned from a trip to Train Mountain – it’s at Chiloquin in Oregon. More about that when I have sifted and sorted the photos. My body is currently re-hydrating (that might be a new word) from 111 degree … Continue reading

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Minion Mathematics

This one arrived in the earball mail today …….

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Day 12 – A visit to Maastricht the “home” of Andre Rieu

If you don’t like Andre Rieu Stop reading right now. If you don’t know who Andre Rieu is – well here’s a couple of clips. In the first note that Andre and his Orchestra are playing in front of of … Continue reading

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The Ubiquitous English Roadside Cone

Ubiquitous = having or seeming to have the ability to be everywhere at once; omnipresent There are 393,412,732 plus or minus 3 traffic cones in England. I personally counted 21,068 during our recent visit. They are everywhere. Why they are … Continue reading

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The Tulip Fields of Holland

Whilst trying to recover from jet lag from our trip to Europe I was hugging a coff and flicking through the Time mags that had accumulated in our absence. On page 6 of the May 11th edition was a photo … Continue reading

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3 Wheeler Morgan

OK everyone start saving up – this is what I want for my birthday. You’ve got plenty of time – I’m not 73 till next January. I saw one of these on the street and got to talk to the … Continue reading

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Day 11 – Keukenhof – “Home” of the Tulips of Amsterdam

My introduction to the tulips of Amsterdam was in 1958 when I was 15 and this song was “Top of the Pops”. I warn you before you listen to it that it’s one of those songs that sticks in your … Continue reading

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Day 11 – Dutch Windmills and Clogs

We purchased tickets the night before for a trip to see the Dutch countryside. After an exhausting trek from our flat to where we boarded the coach (bus) we finally got on our way. It turned out that the “country” … Continue reading

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