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Tea at the Ritz

Afternoon tea at the Ritz will be another challenge ticked off my list. Continue reading

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A year ago I was at Up Helly Aa

Up Helly Aa has been and gone again. It’s always on the last Tuesday of January and brightens some of the darkest days in the British winter. Shetland being so far north, it gets even gloomier than Manchester. Something hard … Continue reading

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Well that was easy …

Thanks to the advice of another blogger I’ve learnt how to export an old blog into a new one. Continue reading

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Up, up and away

Finally! After waiting a year and a half and booking it nine times, I finally got to go up in a hot air balloon. Continue reading

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Hitting the airwaves

My first radio interview. Continue reading

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Thinking about New York

New York might be cheaper than I’d thought. I’ve found a flight and an apartment. Now I just have to find the money.
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Up Helly Aa 2015 (the night)

Burly men in beards and bras. Definitely a night to remember. Continue reading

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Up Helly Aa 2015 (the day)

Days don’t get much better than this. Continue reading

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A Potted History of Up Helly Aa

A brief look at the origins of Up Helly Aa. Continue reading

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Software for Authors

I’m so happy with my new software. Continue reading

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