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Roadtrip From Madrid To Ipswich

Now some folks when they dream of holidays, adventures, and the like immediately picture themselves in a hammock on some remote Caribbean island or on a safari, or even perhaps coast-to-coasting in the USA.All’s that nice and well but we tend to overlook our own countries – our home nations that often have more than one surprise around the corner.Having said that, I’d like to go on a safari too. My friends at are doing one hell of a road trip. But with only a few days to spare, it wasn’t quite feasible.The other thing is that one of my housemates (a dude from Madrid – poor fellow) has recently agreed to pile in another six months of Ipswich life and […]

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A Downright Decent Holiday!

It all started with the usual Ryanair treatment: a delay due to the plane bound for Nantes not being there. Not being there I hear? Well, where on Earth had it gone? Not to worry Mr. O’Leary was on the case and soon found out some naughty leprechauns had forced ATCs (Air Traffic Controllers for those non-planecabulary-aware) into a strike thus delaying the Dublin-Stansted flight and therefore the Nantes flight (as it was meant to carry us, wee passengers bound for what Ryanair dares call Britanny). As to whether Nantes is part of Britanny or not, we shall let other people deal with it.Once we did manage to get airborne (after I recharged my laptop in a stealth electric plug […]