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Paris. Part 4...

One of the sights I wanted to see was the Moulin Rouge. I saw the film. Don’t judge me. Given the content of the film (prostitutes, druggies, oh and love) I don’t know why I was so surprised to find the area it is in, is populated by sex-shops and the like. 469 more words


Paris. Part 2...

We didn’t go to Paris knowing there was a cat cafe. Oddly we made this discovery when I checked in at the hotel on the WiFi, it came up as a nearby location. 728 more words


Paris. Part 1...

Back in May my brother-in-law gave Mr BOTR some Eurostar vouchers. When we visited the UK in July for my father-in-laws birthday we put these vouchers towards our train fares to Paris. 1,058 more words



We’ve been away. To Paris. An actual indulge ourselves, do what we want holiday. I am going to write a few posts about it, but I have to go shopping, so I shall leave you with some typical Parisian tourist pictures… 21 more words


Day trip to Ronda

During Dads week here we spent a few days wandering over the border. But we mostly stuck to the local area. My Dad who loathes shopping, actually like Carrefour, and as they are by far the cheapest place to get coffee, I took him there a day or so before National Day. 340 more words


A Wildlife Photographer I Ain't, but...

I won’t pretend to have any aspirations towards being a wildlife photographer, because I simply haven’t the patience. Or the equipment, to be honest. Hence I was caught short when, out the back of my motel room, a paddock-full of kangaroos grazed at sunset, blithely unfazed by the two young hunting foxes pouncing on crickets and field mice around them, watched over by a barely curious Sulphur-crested cockatoo in Halls Gap a few nights ago. 71 more words


A weekend visit

This past weekend my best friend came over to stay. She hasn’t been in ages, so even though the weather looked quite grim (it was awful on the Friday and pretty darned nice the rest of the time) we wanted to make the most of it. 428 more words