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Icebergs don’t have ears!

Travelling across the Atlantic to New York on the Queen Mary 2– a voyage to a new life of retirement.  Following in the long lost wake of the Titanic, and shortly to pass over her last resting place. It’s been … Continue reading

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American Tea Party

After throwing a shipfull of tea into the harbour at Boston, it’s perhaps not surprising that the Americans can’t make tea.  Maybe in a country renowned for good service, it’s more a statement of their independence from a very British tradition. Otherwise … Continue reading

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Times – they are a changing

Back in the late 60’s when the baby boomers had only just begun to boom, I can recall going to a rock concert in Hyde Park.  The hugely successful rock group – Cream were playing unbelievably loud music to a … Continue reading

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Silence is Golden

I am waking up in London at the Dorchester Hotel in the lap of luxury. In the middle of the City with Hyde Park on one side and Berkley Square a few streets in the other direction. According to the … Continue reading

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