Monthly Archives: January 2020

Short Ski Holiday

Just came back from the scheduled few days in the mountains. Four of us went to Les Angles in the Pyrenees. It is a mere 100kms+ from home and easily reachable. A lot of snow fell a couple of weeks … Continue reading

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Wine (II)

Went, as planned, to the lovely Corbière region and specifically to the Boutenac area. As one of the many and varied vineyards in the AOC Languedoc, the Corbière Boutenac is among the top wine ranking. The drive from home is … Continue reading

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This morning’s task is to go to the Château and get a couple of cases of their superb “Cuvée Classique“. I might have to sample a couple of bottles as well.

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Star Trek

Enjoying the latest series “Star Trek” Picard on Amazon prime. I have been a fan since it came out in the late 60’s (1966?)

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Robert Burns

Tonight is Robert Burns night. Due to the chaos generated by the local floods earlier this week, the Burns dinner party we were supposed to take part in has been postponed for a couple of weeks or so. I suppose … Continue reading

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New moon Happy New Year of the Rat to all my Chinese friends  

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WRC Monte Carlo Rally

  It is this time of year again. The actual Rally started today. I am watching it live on eWRC. Something exciting to do for the next 3 days. I simply cannot understand how the co-pilots actually cope.     … Continue reading

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Souvenir 2006

Over Pakistan on the way to Kuala Lumpur This also reminds me taht I have a video of me flying and landing an Airbus A320  

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23/01/2020 pm 23/01/2020 am I went out before going to bed to check the situation. Our house is less than 400 meters from the river and the water was already creeping up the street. The road parallel to that one … Continue reading

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Right decision

Watching the live webcams at the skiing resort Les Angles. It is still snowing as previously reported and nothing seems to move. The ski lifts are at a standstill. We were right in cancelling our holiday there which was due … Continue reading

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