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Thinking about transferring money between currencies?

If, like many people, you keep an eye on exchange rates you will have seen that Sterling is looking stronger against the US Dollar. This means that if you are considering transferring Sterling to US Dollars, UAE DirhamsĀ or any other currency pegged to the US Dollar, this could be a good time to take action.

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Eye Witness guide needs white stick

I am beginning to see a theme running through our trip along the northern Spanish coast. The “”Eye Witness Guide”, upon which we have unwisely been relying for informed and accurate reporting says “lovely fishing village” which is almost always totally at odds with the fact. 571 more words

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Sea dog to be arraigned?

That Nice Lady Decorator does not do languages. She is however adept at communicating with foreigners when she wants to. We had arrived at the seaside town of Camerinos having visited Cap Finesterre and driven up the coast to find the “pretty fishing village” that the Lonely Planet guide had promised us so often in the past. 575 more words

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Cantankerous canine catastrophe in Cantabria

That Nice Lady Decorator has the annoying habit of saving bits of her meal for Banjo, the cantankerous (not only in Cantabria) canine, in which she sees redeeming features which, in my opinion, are beyond redemption. 601 more words

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Fire water wins the day

In the possible absence of the internet aboard the Brittany Ferry to Santander (I am not banking on it in a manner of speaking) I have decided to pre prepare you eager my awaited coming for Tuesday the day before. 648 more words

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A ticket to Ryde?

I have always loved trains, so as soon as I found out about the Isle Of Wight steam train experience, it was at the top of my list. 620 more words

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Looking through the Spyglass

Having undoubtedly kept most of the hotel guests, and many more in Cowes, awake through the night with a hacking cough, courtesy of a dangerous bout of man flu, I should perhaps not have been shocked by the snide comments, lack of eye contact and other obvious signs of displeasure exhibited by the other guests of the hotel at breakfast. 599 more words

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