‘And this is the Rockefeller Centre, and this is the Empire State Building,’ the lady in the next seat told me, as we trundled down the runway, ‘And this is the view from the Statue of Liberty, and this is the hotel, and this is the rubbish outside the hotel in the morning, and this… … Continue reading Holland: Sweet Dreams in Cheese Valley→
I’d never really thought of Grenoble as a spring/summer destination. To me Grenoble, the capital of the Alps, meant ski, ski, ski. Apparently to Adam’s friend Nigel it meant the risk of nuclear irradiation. Chernobyl mate, that’s Chernobyl. One, two, three… minutes – the approximate time it took to get off the plane, through passport control, … Continue reading France: From the City to the Hills – Grenoble & Vienne→
The other week Polly and I took a trip to Haarlem, wandered the streets, saw blossom and cats and beautiful window displays. We ate croquettes and tapas and things we probably shouldn’t have eaten. We bought souvenirs from the second-hand market and postcards from everywhere we went, and a very kind man gave me a … Continue reading Holland: Adventures in Haarlem→
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