Author Archives: JJS

Protected: Berlin, nous arrivons

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Pure enjoyment

I thoroughly enjoyed a good half of this bottle of whisky at my friend Michael Excellent stuff Even better when you know how it came about (read below the picture) To bolster team spirit on his Antarctic expedition (Nimrod, 1907), … Continue reading

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Club meeting

Like every Thursday at the domaine d’Auriac. Very pleasant too in this weather. Always a pleasure to meet up with my Rotary friends.

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So that is it

It took me a while this afternoon but I managed to: Download all my data / posts / photos / comments / friends etc which were on “my” Facebook for the past 10 years. Nominated administrators for the couple pages … Continue reading

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Closing Facebook

Just in case you’re not aware, Facebook isn’t a social networking website. In other words, as Edward Snowden says, it’s a surveillance company. It knows which places you visit, which advertisements you’ve interacted with, or what your friends are doing and … Continue reading

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Wine in numbers

Some statistics I like…

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Appaled

Like my friend Michael a few days ago, having finished my work for the  day for the different associations I am involved with ( and it took me a few hours today), I started catching up on the news on … Continue reading

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