Monthly Archives: March 2014

Can I Go Away Again Please

How do the summer in Puglia only Brits do it ? I am ready for another holiday already after just 2 days back in the saddle. We knew we had had a little flooding during the monsoon that was last … Continue reading

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Time Change

Not content with throwing 7 hours jet lag at me old father time has thrown in the customary move to summer time as well today. So everything is running rather late in this household and we are due out for … Continue reading

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Back in Italy

So after five months of travelling we have finally returned to Italy. The Turkish flight touched down at 1.30 p.m. in pouring rain and parked on a busing stand so we drowned running from the plane to the bus. Welcome … Continue reading

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Turkish Deep Fried Delights

One of the reasons we left Southern Cyprus was that the restaurants had slowly but surely moved away from the old brazier filled with charcoal to cook the various meats and introduced the deep frier instead. So you left the … Continue reading

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Almost Home

George Bernard Shaw once said ” A perpetual holiday is a good working definition of Hell” and after 5 months away I am beginning to think he may have a point I am now sitting in a very rainy Istanbul … Continue reading

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La Grande Bellezza

Yes, yes still sitting on the beach in Penang enjoying a heatwave at the moment but I just wanted to take time out to congratulate Italy on winning yet another Oscar for Best Foreign Picture . The movie is The … Continue reading

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