Monthly Archive: September 2008

La Grande Randonnée – Day 1 – Bordeaux and the Getting There 0

La Grande Randonnée – Day 1 – Bordeaux and the Getting There

2008-09-16 Bordeaux as threatened last blog, we did have to resort to Plan B – flying to Bordeaux. Fortunately Kensington-Victoria-Gatwick-Bordeaux Airport-Bordeaux St Jean was ridiculously easy. Unusually for BA, the steward was funny, friendly,...

an incendiary week 0

an incendiary week

I don’t know what is wrong with London this week. Despite my doom-laden prediction in the last blog, the Whole Foods Market did not burn down (though there was a distinct smell of smoke).However...

Hotel troubles in Montreal (C23) 0

Hotel troubles in Montreal (C23)

It’s country #23 – Canada. By the rules of the country game, describing Montreal as part of Canada may be challenged. Many would vigorously defend the right of Quebec to be distinct from Canada....

Avebury & Lacock (LW04, WH0373) 0

Avebury & Lacock (LW04, WH0373)

London Walks again came through on walk #4 (see the list of London Walks). In an eerie coincidence, they offered a day trip to Avebury and Lacock on the very day I was struggling...