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Steam rolling in Tenterden.
It is good to see that Tenterden take seriously the maintenance of their  streets and employ the latest equipment.  At least it is not diesel powered.

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Immigration Service cyclists find a bike in two halves.
Seen in the pub car park where we had lunch – an ancient child's bicycle. On the right is the rear wheel and the saddle and on the left is the front wheel and handlebars. The peg under the saddle slots into the socket on the front fork. The bicycle is prope...

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Icy puddle


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Ploughed field.


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On the m.v. Cap Finistère in January
Were you on the m.v. Cap Finistère in January? Did you see me sketching you? If you did, see me sketching you... ....why the devil didn't you sit still? It's not easy drawing people when they keep moving about.

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The English and Greeks do it on Brittany Ferries.
But not the French and Spanish? The Brittany Ferries vessel m.v. Cap Finistere  which plies between France, Spain and England took us to Bilbao and brought us back from Santander. On board ship all the announcements and all the notices are in the three lang...

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Garbled at the Garbatella
I have just had to pop over to Spain to do some research for a book to be published later this year. Whilst in Portugalete we dined with friends at the Garbatella restaurant situated on the promenade near the Puente Colgante – the transporter bridge. The re...

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Passport Portraits of Yesteryear no. 24
Continuing the series of passport portraits from my collection. Peruse and wonder. In 1939, Emma Benisset de Villares is a 39 year old Spanish housewife living in Argentina but her surname indicates her origin for she is only Spanish by marriage having been...

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More silly addresses
See my blog post of 19 December. I have just been looking for the 'United Kingdom' in a list of possible addresses on a Spanish website. Amongst the  countries I was offered were: Eel Old & Bearded The Saviour Pomegranate Sweater Malt Niue Meeting. Now, I d...

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Christmas at Leicester City
The Christmas Tree standing outside the King Power Stadium in Leicester.
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