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Florida Day Trips February 2019

It was quite cold when we arrived in Florida in mid-January 2019 but once the weather got better we took a few day trips from our house in February. Go here for a picture gallery. Lake Louisa State Park Much … Continue reading

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Put it to the People March 2019

There comes a time when you absolutely feel that you have to do something. That happened for Martin and myself when we heard that on Saturday 23 March 2019 there would be a Put it to the People March for … Continue reading

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Dominican Republic February 2019

After our failed attempt to see anything of the Domincan Republic (DR) on a cruise last year we decided to fly down there for a week while we were staying at our house in Florida. Go here for a picture … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a Daily Mail Comment

My anger boiled over late yesterday when I read comments on the Daily Mail’s report on the article it had published at 5pm on 22 February by Amber Rudd, Greg Clark and David Gauke “If we don’t get a deal … Continue reading

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Three Little Trips in Florida Autumn 2018

We spent six weeks at our Florida house in autumn 2018. It was wonderfully warm, over 80F most days, and we ate almost every meal outside by the pool. It was even warm enough to sit out in the rain … Continue reading

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Plymouth and Cape Cod September 2018

This is the third of three posts on our visit to New York, Boston and Cape Cod in September 2018. Go here for a picture gallery. Plymouth and the early settlers Sunday was a good day to choose to drive … Continue reading

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Boston September 2018

This is the second of three posts about our trip to New York, Boston and Cape Cod in September 2018. Go here for a picture gallery. Getting to Boston We took the Amtrak train from New York to Boston. Penn … Continue reading

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New York: Gardens and Tennis September 2018

This is the first of three posts on our visit to New York, Boston and Cape Cod in September 2018. Go here for a picture gallery. One item firmly on my bucket list was to go to the US Open … Continue reading

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Caribbean Cruise Winter 2018

Winter 2018 was definitely time for another cruise from Florida. This time we chose Holland America, a cruise line we have never used before, for a 7-night trip to Key West, Grand Turk in the Turks and Caicos, Amber Cove … Continue reading

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Florida in Winter 2018

Finally, finally we were back at our house in Florida in January 2018 after our enforced stay at home in 2017. But it was 31F (yes the Americans still use Fahrenheit) at 8.30pm when we arrived at the house after … Continue reading

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