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La Vendee August 2013

Day 1 – Home to Le Mans Heavy showers and a congested¬†M25 disappeared soon after a pain free Channel Tunnel ‘crossing’ that led on to a straightforward journey to Mister Bed (compact, adequate, clean, friendly, cheap) located on the edge … Continue reading

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Dublin

Before I get on to what I want to say about Dublin, I’ll say up front that I had a really great time there, although precisely how much of that was down to the city or the people is hard … Continue reading

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Robin's Pincushion

Otherwise know as the Rose Bedeguar Gall, this odd, golf ball sized, mossy-looking bundle is in fact home to the eggs and subsequently the larvae of the gall wasp. I wouldn’t have known any of this were it not for … Continue reading

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Running and Riding at Wilverley Plain

I’m actually feeling quite buoyant after accompanying Caroline on a training run today, which would normally be pretty unremarkable were it not for the fact that bike rides have really been aggravating my CFS/ME of late. It was only 6 … Continue reading

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Stanpit Marsh (Revisited)

As much as I liked the gnarly old bridges at Stanpit, they were a bit scary when it came to crossing them with a wheelchair, and the replacements (shown above) are much friendlier in that regard. Anyway, today we were … Continue reading

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Esmond Twizzle

This is what Es looks like if you grab her by the knees, spin her around hammer throwing style, and then take a picture of her when she is upright! Actually, this pretty much sums up the walks to the … Continue reading

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Al Murray – Bournemouth International Centre – 8th March 2009

Well, Bournemouth’s (unofficial) Comedy Festival drew to a close last night with Ross Noble,¬† Russell Brand and Al Murray all having played within the space of 8 days. Sadly Mr Murray, who had previoiusly delighted us with his subtle, subversive … Continue reading

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Caught Up In A Comedy Whirlwind!

Last week it was Russell Brand, last night it was Ross Noble, and tonight it’s Al Murray – it’s coming at us thick and fast! In fact, I have seen more comedy gigs this year than I have music, with … Continue reading

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Russell Brand – Bournemouth International Centre, 27th February 2009

Russell Brand’s last show at the BIC was a peculiar affair that went a little astray when he allowed himself to get riled by a heckler in the front row. Having seen him previously it was a little disconcerting to … Continue reading

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The Mighty Boosh – Bournemouth International Centre, 19th Nov 2008

The BIC has all the warmth and friendliness one normally associates with a modern warehouse, so it was with interest and mild trepidation that I saw The Mighty Boosh’s show transfer from one night at the warm, friendly Pavilion a … Continue reading

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