I’ve Never been skiing

Water skiing maybe Moving on from Tangiers,  I must confess I have never been skiing,on snow at least. I water skied a few times in my 20s at Gosfield lake. Baggage When I worked briefly at Stansted, as a baggage handler I loaded a lot of aircraft off to the piste as well as sunnier climbs. …

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Just one place Japan 

I know it’s another country, but apart from being one of the Technology centres of the world, Japan is home to the ancient warrior code of Bushido and it’s Samurai practitioners of old at least but had influences as recently as world war 2, Failure is not an option! Failure would most likely see the …

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Just one place Amsterdam

This week’s just one place is a country again, sorry my rules so I can change them! That country is Holland or the Netherlands.  Whether it Amsterdam or Rotterdam or the alegedly open attitude to cannabis or the sex trade.  Most dutch people I’ve ever met seemed so laid back if they were any more …

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Just one Place Valparaiso, Chile

On hundred and fifty years ago Valparaiso, Chile was one of the world’s busiest ports.  Located half way along the Pacific coast of South America it was an essential stopping point for vessels rounding Cape Horn on the way to California from the East Coast of the United States and from Europe.   Wealthy with the …

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Just one place in Iceland 

This time in the series, just one place the whole country of Iceland is making my list. The fact that the country has a population similar to that of Reading or Sweden is one thing. The fact that there is government office for the fairyfolk is brilliant or that a possible fairy habitat could be …

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My bucket list, 10 places I want to visit before I go 

First is Ularu Some call it Ayers rock, but others and the Australian aboriginals call it uluru im.not sure why but I find the draw of the too awesome. New York So good they named her twice according to Frank Sinatra and of course the gateway to the new world, passing the majestic statue of …

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My favourite place 

 Limerick in.the Republic of Ireland  It was June 1992 when myself and my best mate had a fortnight fishing holiday in Tuamgraney just north of Limerick.  The fishing for the entire fortnight was amazing, we’d hit the Bream spot on perfect timing, if we used keep nets they’d have been brimming with Bream.  One particular …

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Trawsfynydd North Wales 

At first glance Trawsfynydd doesnt seem much, but as a family we had two great holidays down there back. Part of the Snowdonia national park Trawsfynydd has lovely countryside and a huge reservior. Trawsfynydd is down passed Welshpool and Dolgellau on the A470. The great beach of Porthmadog which at the time allowed cars to …

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Just One Place (resurrected)

Ok If you take a look on my other site www.Allornothingblog.co.uk you will see i had a series called Just One Place, in which I detailed places i would visit in each country, if that was the only place i could visit in that  country. I was thinking about resurrecting the series on here, but …

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Just one place 

Just one place is a series I write on www.allornothingblog.co.uk in which I write about places of either been to or would like to go, and would be that one place in each country, apart from my home country of England.  I have written of  The grand canyon USA Niagara falls Canada  Limericks Ireland  The …

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