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Things to do in Orkney (with Maltesers) (Rousse)

The weather was fabulous in Orkney. At the county show I bought the most enormous beef burger. In Kirkwall we watched a parade of emergency services vehicles and ate free Maltesers in the art gallery. Advertisements

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Rousse gets stuck on the ceiling

We dropped the habit of recent years of spending New Year’s Eve in Edinburgh. Instead we travelled south to celebrate with A, C, N and S. S told us that we would be having “something called boeuf bourguignon” for dinner. … Continue reading

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The Thames at night with rappers (Belle)

Blue Peter was broadcasting live from the back of a limousine being driven along the embankment. The presenters, two child friendly rappers, were pointing out the nightlife on the Thames. I admired the paper-lanterns illuminating the oriental boats near the … Continue reading

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A crummy cooker and a corrupt castle (Belle)

I had invited a family to Sunday lunch and was getting stressed over the cooking. What complicated matters was that we were sailing the high seas on a boat with a primitive cooking range. The beef was in the oven … Continue reading

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