Monthly Archives: June 2018

Volvo Ocean Race – The finish

What a thrilling and tight finish. As I write this, the Dongfeng boat has just crossed the finishing line. The rest of the fleet is literally a few meters away. This means that Dongfeng is the overall winner of the … Continue reading

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Volvo Ocean Race – Leg 11

I have been so busy I have missed the departure yesterday of the 11th leg from Göteborg to The Hague. It is the final leg of this gigantic race. It is a short one with a distance of approximately 980 … Continue reading

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Expats in Carcassonne

Some might not know that we have started a small group called: “Les Expats de Carcassonne“. We have met a couple of times for dinner, drinks and a few laughs. If anyone is interested in joining in, we are meeting … Continue reading

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Birthday present

  I am very pleased with my birthday present despite a couple of facts: It is a US (Texas) company. This means I have defaulted on my new commitment to boycott US products. It is Google powered and I HATE … Continue reading

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Volvo Ocean Race – Leg 10

Leg 10 from Cardiff to Göteborg is due to start in a couple of hours. I am all set up to watch the start live. The route is quite interesting going west of Ireland and north of Scotland. The wind … Continue reading

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Making the most of it

Last day in Germany today. Making the most of the brilliant sunshine we have enjoyed all week. Quite an unusual weather pattern. In the meantime weather reports from the south of France show torrential rain and thunderstorms. I’ll try and … Continue reading

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