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Well, this started out as a way that my wife could follow my lone progress in my little sports car from Birmingham UK to Orkney.

Been there, done that 2 day there, 13hour return trip.

So now follow me: an Englishman representing Americans and based in a French office near Paris. With an appartment in Versailles and trips back to the UK anything can happen and, frankly, I've no idea where this will lead!

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Top quote of the weekend....

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.....away in Geneva was "This hotel looks just like a Swiss Chalet".I think that's the look the Swiss Hotel was going for.
19th Jul 2006, 15:47   comments (0)

Fireworks - the dark side.

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Kids, fireworks, matches - Discuss.

Waiting for the band in the market square in Versailles with probably about 100 other people... We watched kids playing... With matches and fireworks.

Bangers, rockets and toddlers; that'll be France then.
19th Jul 2006, 15:42   comments (0)

13th July

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14 July is Bastille Day in France. Versailles does stuff the evening
before, including a parade (so much smaller than the one in Paris the day
after that I missed it completely) and then there's a band on in the
evening. They were great.
19th Jul 2006, 14:52   comments (0)

Her and me....

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...in the market square in Versailles.
19th Jul 2006, 14:04   comments (2)

Versailles Views

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2 views of Versailles: Porchefontaine Railway Station and the leafy Avenue
de Paris. Tranquile!
19th Jul 2006, 14:04   comments (0)

Back to Brum

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Just for the day during the week before last. Stayed in the Etap in Brum
City Centre; clean, cheap and friendly. It's a brand new hotel and feels
like it.
17th Jul 2006, 11:49   comments (4)

Odd parking

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More French oddness in Honfleur.

Beautiful place and we might be living there in a few months.

End of my Mountain Bike

In fact my younger brother gave (lent) it to me ages ago.... But now it is
no more.

It was in need of a serious going over before I fell off it all those months ago (new gearset needed, new chain, new ratchet / bearing, tyres.....)
and then I bent the bits that were ok.

Do those handlebars look straight to you? And the bar-ends looked lethal before I bent them.

So bye-bye bike. Sniff. You've been a friend and you've done your best to kill me once or twice... But that's ok 'cos now you're replaced.
3rd Jul 2006, 14:26   | tags:,,,comments (1)