Monthly Archives: October 2019


It does not mean too much in this part of the world but there nevertheless a few parties around. Shame it is pouring down with rain, I might have gone to one.

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Closing down

  The time of year has arrived. The boys in blue turned up this morning, as planned, to close the pool for the winter. They check and turn off the machinery and filter, add some anti-freeze in the half emtied … Continue reading

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Souvenir 2011

I wonder who the man on the wall is… And since we are on a nostalgia trip, here is a picture taken in Jingshan Park (North of the Forbidden City Palace). I use to go through there into the palace … Continue reading

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Souvenir 1974

Does anyone recognize the béret? The photo has seen better days    

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Is he Français?

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Tracking on iPhone and iPad

If  you have an iPhone or an iPad, you may have noticed that ads in the  applications you use are often linked to your other activities on your  phone. This is because of the advertising tracking that your iPhone  allows. … Continue reading

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All set (more or less)

I have now booked my train tickets to Paris in February to go (as previously announced) to the RetroMobile exhibition. I shall of course meet up with some friends and stay on the capital for 3 days. Something I am … Continue reading

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