Paris is a beautiful city. Few can deny that, but ask almost any British tourist who has visited Paris what they thought of the hotel they stayed at last time…

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Read the PostGood Morning Baltimore

April 23, 2010 / / Travel, Holidays and Hotels

Having just devoured half a dozen bi-valve molluscs in the form of ‘Rock Oysters’ and washed them down with two glasses of the very best, I feel almost on top…

Read the PostEurostar vs Heathrow

April 22, 2010 / / Rants and Raves
April 20, 2010 / / Rants and Raves

Stupid mouse….. stupid computer…. stupid wrist…. arm…. shoulder….. neck….. whatever!!
Yes, I’ve got a pain in my arm and hand and it’s a right pain in the neck.
RSI?  I don’t know. …

Read the PostOw….it hurts!!

April 12, 2010 / / Beauty
March 30, 2010 / / Shopping and About Town

Retailing, merchandising and marketing fascinates me sometimes.  We’ve been loyal Tesco shoppers since just after we came out of nappies ourselves and have had many a reward as a result…

Read the PostSuper Boosters

March 29, 2010 / / Shopping and About Town

Not so very long ago the very thought of a trip into town involved a great deal of planning, expense, stress and frustration. This was especially so when the latest…

Read the PostCardiff Parking

March 6, 2010 / / Travel, Holidays and Hotels

A few weekends ago we went off to Bruges for a weekend combining business with pleasure. After a stressful National Express coach journey down to London from Cardiff , we…

Read the PostChampagne and EuroStar

March 2, 2010 / / Rants and Raves

Life is a trial, or so they say.  Life without stress and adrenaline would be a dull place.  Stress in small doses keeps us healthier, more alert, and generally keeps…

Read the PostBrrring Brrring

March 1, 2010 / / Rants and Raves

What is it about plumbers?  Are they a different species to the rest of us?  It’s not that I dislike them as people.  I’ve met some really nice blokes who work…

Read the PostPlumbing the Depths