Monthly Archives: June 2016

Review: Walter Minion’s Therapy

Walter Minion’s Therapy by Patrick D.T. O’Connor My rating: 5 of 5 stars Walter’s retirement leads to mental breakdown. His prescribed therapy is to sail around the world in a yacht called Therapy. As he leaves harbour, he observes his … Continue reading

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Book Review: Pompeii

Pompeii by Robert Harris My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is the story of a latter day Super Mario, an Italian plumber who overcomes very difficult challenges to fix the water supply to Napoli and surrounding areas before the … Continue reading

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Ecuador 1994 – Part Three

Further adventures of Tony Greenfield and sons in Ecuador in 1994. Click on these links to read Part 1 and Part 2. 5th August – Friday Got up at 5.30. Breakfast at 6, then out for a walk in the … Continue reading

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Ecuador 1994 – Part Two

The continuation of my journal from the adventure that I shared with my father and brother in 1994. You can read Part One by clicking here. 3rd August – Wednesday We had a breakfast of walnut and banana pancakes with … Continue reading

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Ecuador 1994 – Part One

I was just rummaging through some old files and came across my journal and some photographs from the trip that I made with my brother and father to Ecuador in 1994. Oli had just finished his degree in European business … Continue reading

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Bye Bye Bash 2016 HELLO to the 3rd Annual Bloggers Bash 2017

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Originally posted on Sacha Black:
*Wipes brow* PHEWWWWW, it’s all over. Can’t fricking believe it. The bash consumed me for the last couple of months. So much so, I actually took an entire week off the blog… AN ENTIRE WEEK…

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Orlando Mass Shooting – How many more before Americans wise up?

The civilized world cringes as many stupid Americans continue to live in denial and battle against their more sensible compatriots who have the brains to realize that tightening of gun laws would massively reduce the risk of such events. The … Continue reading

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“Press This” VS “Reblog” on WordPress.com

It was I who asked the question of Luca at the Annual Bloggers Bash on Saturday. To be honest, I was expecting to be almost the only person in the room who did not understand the distinction. I was surprised … Continue reading

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THE IRON PENDULUM

Originally posted on E. De Sousa:
Extra! Extra! Read all about it… The Iron Pendulum is coming soon. For those with a penchant for a seriously good crime thriller, watch this space! For those that hate waiting, sign up to…

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The Great EU Debate: Boris Johnson vs Boris Johnson

Here it is – the great EU referendum debate featuring two of the finest debaters on opposite sides of the EU argument: Boris Johnson vs Boris Johnson Question Number 1. How necessary or impor… Source: The Great EU Debate: Boris … Continue reading

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