Monthly Archives: May 2014

On Trial at Heathrow

I spent a recent Saturday on trial at Heathrow.  You may, or may not, be relieved to hear that this was not in a courthouse with bewigged legal eagles.  No, it was in the brand new, not yet open to … Continue reading

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Some Reminisences of Blencathra – otherwise known as Saddleback

Blencathra is a mountain on the northern fringes of The English Lake District. It is in the news because the current land owner, Lord Lowther, has put it on the market to pay some taxes. This has resulted in a … Continue reading

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An Audience with the Başkan

Our idyllic retirement retreat on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey is not always the perfect place to live. At this time of year, being Spring, it is warm and sunny with the occasional shower – known in Turkish, would you … Continue reading

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