Monthly Archives: December 2012

Too much information?

Boxing day found me ‘wandering’ and ‘wondering’, whilst near Tower Bridge. Goodness me it’s a long time since I was here… and how it has changed! Actually it brought to mind an old friend of mine, Finn Hagan. Finn hails … Continue reading

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Feline felicitations from Catford!

As previously mentioned, I am fascinated by the slightly, obscure and offbeat. So having been here in Catford for a short while in the midst of this pagan festival of Christmas, I thought I would share some discoveries… The name … Continue reading

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If the Cat fits…..

Amsterdam, Paris, Budapest, Milan, Rome…. Catford…. Wot? Can you spot the odd one out? That wasn’t very difficult was it? And yet this rambling sailor finds herself in Catford looking after… Yes, a cat! I’ve never even been to Catford … Continue reading

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A ‘Starbucks’ from heaven?

In this cynical modern world, the name ‘Starbucks’ has become identified with everything that is wrong with modernity. But hang on a minute… let’s not throw the baby out with the bath water. Here in Amsterdam, near Centraal Station, is … Continue reading

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‘Deep and crisp and even’.

Well here it is… the first serious snow of Winter and still only the sixth of December! Sixhaven lies beneath a crisp white blanket and the roof of Centraal Station can be seen in the background. Today, kind neighbours of … Continue reading

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Pride of the ‘Noord’

I don’t give a toss about the touristy places… The Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum, the ‘Red Light District’ etc… No, it is the little things that interest me most and that is what I want to write about during my … Continue reading

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