The Doors of Wernigerode

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aka Die Türen von Wernigerode

A visit to family in the Harz mountains, Saxony-Anhalt  last weekend brought about an obsession with the town’s doors.  Next week:  The roofs of Goslar.

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Repartee

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I think I’ve got it!

Would the lady who insulted me four and a half years ago with the quip about me falling in a shit-heap please give it another go.  I’ve got the perfect put-down for you now.

The Impartial Explorer

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Page extract from The Impartial ReporterWould you look at that… Belfast Newsletter a week last Wednesday – and the Impartial Reporter a week later.  And all under a delightfully poetic headline.

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All Consuming Christmas

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Rarely been near a TV in years, but just spent a few hours in front of one whilst on holiday – Tesco, Asda, Iceland, Matalan, Poundland – it looks like this is going to be a fookin’ amazing Christmas! #consumerism

Christmas consumerism depicted by Coca Cola truck on television

Vacany for an astronaut

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Ok, if you’re going to write to the Welsh Space Agency at least put the proper bloody stamp on. It cost me £1.50 to receive these 29 job applications for our vacant astronaut position from Year 6 at Newton School, Mumbles. 
And what a lying bunch they all are anyway. The interviews will be interesting!

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A flying start

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Dad took the controls for a while on the return to Welshpool following our fry-up at Sleap… One condition – I had the parachute.

Me and dad flying back from Sleap

What if…

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Universe A: Cerrigydrudion High Street with telegraph poles.
Universe B: Cerrigydrudion High Street whereby electric and telegraph technology somehow escaped us.


Pont o Ocheneidiau

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We took a break from endless house renovation this weekend to make a new bridge across the gorge in our garden. Our very own “Pont o Ocheneidiau” (Bridge of Sighs)

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