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Janes Birthday/Boxing Day

26th December 2018 With the gym closed for the day I decided to get a bit of exercise by walking down to Romsey. I was pleasantly surprised to see that there was a car show in the car park of … Continue reading

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Christmas Day

25th December 2018 After a hearty breakfast of smoked salmon and scrambled eggs there  was time for a quick walk to clear our heads before the preparations for Christmas dinner began. We had prepared a lot of the vegetables before-hand … Continue reading

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Geocaching With My Nieces

My nieces Esme and Zena seem to like geocaching as much as I do, so I found a circuit of 12 caches close to us in the village of Braishfield. We managed to find all 12 of the hidden caches, … Continue reading

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Golf to Clear the Head

Friday 28th December An early start on the golf course is required to beat all the interlopers who are on a festive break and trying to disrupt our normal smooth running routine of a quiet game of golf! The weather … Continue reading

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Peterborough

Friday 22nd December 2018 The Bell Inn in Stilton near Peterborough was our home for a couple of nights. I had stayed here many years ago when I was promoted whilst working for Nurdin and Peacock.  My then boss John … Continue reading

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Christmas Preparations 2018

Wednesday 19th December 2018 Christmas has now become something that I actually look forward to now that I am not working. When I had the shop all Christmas meant to me was a lot of hard work and then 2 … Continue reading

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A Christmas Carol

Wednesday 12th December 2018 We were invited to an evening out in London by my cousin Adrian and his wife Ang…………details at this stage were very sketchy, apparently  we would be given more details the closer we got to the … Continue reading

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Blenheim Palace

Wednesday 21st November What a difference a couple of days make, here we are back in England and its b****y freezing but you know what, its great to be home to see our family and friends…………. no really it is! … Continue reading

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Noja

16th November 2018 The Picos de Europa are in the distance, once we have climbed over that mountain range it will be all down hill to Santander. (It seems strange writing this sat beside the aga at my dad’s house, … Continue reading

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Burgos

Wednesday 14th November 2018 After a fairly uneventful drive (with the exception of driving around Madrid towing a caravan!) we arrived in Burgos, a step nearer to our final destination in Spain (Santander), ready to catch the ferry home early … Continue reading

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