Tag Archives: “America”

A lifestyle left behind

Have spent two fantastic holidays in Arkansas (pronounced R-can-saw) fishing on Lake Ouachita (pronounced wash-it-ah).  Only problem is they don’t speak English and even though it’s in the middle of 21st century America, it’s rather like stepping back in time.  … Continue reading

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“I like to be in America” 2

Eating out in America is the thing everybody does.  Food is cheap, service is good and it all comes fast with fries.  There are restaurants on every corner with homespun names like Wendy’s, Denny’s, Bob Evans, Perkins and Arby’s. Then … Continue reading

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“I like to be in America”

This blog was written while on a holiday in America and it is interesting to observe the differences between the UK and the USA.  In some ways they are ahead of us and in some ways behind.  Neither is automatically good … Continue reading

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Breakfast in America

It doesn’t take long to remind me of one of the reasons I like America.  You just have to go out for breakfast and you’re immediately given a comprehensive experience of what the “Land of the Free” is all about. … Continue reading

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Magic of New York’s Central Park

On the 19 May I was writing about Westminster City Council’s attempt at trying to enhance Hyde Park in London for older people with exercise equipment.  Perhaps they could take some pensioners to New York and do some park benchmarking, there … Continue reading

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