Monthly Archives: September 2011

Travel Thursday 15/9/11 – Place With The Friendliest People

I must admit, I have been fortunate to meet a huge number of friendly and welcoming people on my various travels over the years, but the choice for this category is actually quite an easy one.  With a very honourable … Continue reading

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Friday Read 9/9/11 – The Book You’re Currently Reading

Time To Declare – Michael Vaughan Actually, I finished it this morning but as I haven’t started another one yet and don’t want my post to be “None”… I never used to be at all, but in recent years I … Continue reading

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Friday Read 9/9/11 – Favourite Non-Fiction Book (Catch Up)

Fever Pitch – Nick Hornby Although I have to read quite a lot of non-fiction for my work as a tour guide, and I also enjoy other kinds of non-fiction such as autobiographies, travel writing, music books etc., my choice … Continue reading

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Friday Read 2/9/11 – Favourite Fictional Hero (Catch Up)

Still catching up, so two posts again this Friday. My favourite fictional hero is Dismas Hardy in a series of books by the American legal/thriller writer John Lescroart.  The books really follow Hardy’s personal story as well as the events … Continue reading

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Travel Thursday 1/9/11 – Most Unusual Place You’ve Spent A Night Whilst Travelling

On a mail trolley in Freiburg railway station, Germany My year studying in Germany (94-95) was one of the best times of my life.  Not only did we have to do minimal actual studying (improving our language skills was the … Continue reading

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