Monthly Archives: November 2016

Cruising up the Rhine, part 2: brushing through the locks

If the volume of commercial freight traffic that we passed on the Rhine River was an interesting novelty for Maggie and me, what words can I use to adequately characterise how we felt about passing through the locks on the … Continue reading

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Cruising up the Rhine, part 1: on board

It is unlikely that Maggie and I will become ‘frequent cruisers’. Money, or the lack thereof, is one reason; ship-based touring is expensive! And we’re not the ‘boating’ type of person; not sure what that is but I do know … Continue reading

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An L of a day

Our lemon tree has produced a bumper crop this year. So, although it is nearing the end of the season, we still have plenty of fruit ripening on the tree. We always give some of the fruit away to family … Continue reading

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