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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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December Sun in Lanzarote

At last. Some sun and warm weather. After being stuck at home for much of this year because of my hip problems we were able to spend a week in early December 2017 in Lanzarote, at the Holiday Property Bond … Continue reading

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Social Media Interference in the Brexit Vote

I have spent some time this year looking at reader comments on pro-Remain content on Facebook (mostly from the Guardian, Open Britain and Scientists for EU) and on Pro-Leave articles in the Daily Mail. I soon began to detect a … Continue reading

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June Days in Italy

In June 2017 we spent almost two weeks in Italy. Our American friend Nancy was with us for the first 6 nights in Tuscany, then Martin and I went on to the Dolomites via a brief visit to Venice. Go … Continue reading

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Brainwashing Brexit

It’s becoming increasingly clear to me that this government is trying to brainwash the country into a hard Brexit. Just after Theresa May became Prime Minister we heard ‘Brexit means Brexit’. Empty words. A few days later we were going … Continue reading

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Understanding Leave Voters

Why did and do so many people support leave? I’ve been struggling to understand this ever since the referendum. While I’ve been stuck at home recently I’ve been able to look into it a bit more. Here are some of … Continue reading

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Letter to Mrs May

Dear Mrs May Why are you leading us into this madness? Why do you let leave supporters get away with saying an overwhelming majority of the British people voted to leave when actually only 37% of the electorate voted for … Continue reading

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