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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Wine

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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恭贺新禧

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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