Author Archives: JJS

Protected: Pirate festival – May 2019

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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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Another oldie

Copenhagen, Carslberg brewery. Note that there is nobody else except us. After each visit you could sample the beers. We just stayed in the sampling room all afternoon. If my memory is correct, the 3 Elephants beer was particularly strong. … Continue reading

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Volvo Ocean Race – Leg 9 – Finish

All but one arrived in Cardiff during the course of the day Only 4 minutes separated the first two boats It also means that team Dongfeng and my favorite skipper have taken the lead (a very narrow one) over team … Continue reading

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Lost photo

I just found this photo. I am almost certain it was in Barcelone many moons ago. A very pleasant evening it was too.

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SNCF

Je trouve ça pas si mal…

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