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A bike ride round Lake Constance 5 Rorschach and return to Konstanz

We were told breakfast at Hotel Mozart started at 07.00. We were there at about 7.30. This was our last day cycling and it was our shortest day, so we were in no hurry. There was the most limited buffet … Continue reading

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Mysterious plaques on railway bridges

Whenever I see something I don’t understand I get curious. So the plaque in the picture below set me searching and I uncovered so much information that I had to stop digging. But I thought I would share some of … Continue reading

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Worth doing in Perth WA

Recently, I had three days in Perth; my first visit. After some research I decided to split it up roughly into a day in Perth centre, a day on Rottnest and a day in Fremantle. It worked out well despite … Continue reading

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Courmayeur and French Moonshine

We chose a brilliant day to take a trip through the Mont Blanc tunnel and visit the Courmayeur ski area. It was good to end this particular ski trip on a high. And this was the end for me because … Continue reading

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Spring time in the Chamonix valley

We have been in the Chamonix valley for about 10 days now. ¬†All this week the weather has been distinctly spring-like, sunny and quite warm; quite unlike the weather we hear that we left behind in UK. As an example, … Continue reading

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Bridport’s three train stations

When I first visited Bridport a few weeks ago I was intrigued by the relationship between Bridport and West Bay. When I investigated the link I discovered the importance of the, now long gone, railway line to the names and … Continue reading

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Dorchester, MOOCs and staying safe online

Dorchester – funny sign While looking around Dorchester recently, I chanced upon an amusing juxtaposition of signs; worth sharing, I thought. MOOCs and the web I have been taking part in a couple of MOOCs recently. Incidentally, MOOC stands for … Continue reading

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