Category Archives: Travel

Feliz dia del Padre!

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Good morning folks I trust this finds you in tiptop form and that you had a spectacular weekend. Belated Happy Father’s Day to all you fathas and to all your fathas too! ————————————————————————————————————————————– I try to keep this blog as apolitical as possible. In World news we are bombarded daily by horrific reports of war,… Continue Reading

T’montañas – Desafío Huarochirí (part one)…

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Good morning folks I trust you had a spectacularly superb weekend and that this finds you in tiptop form. A week where all roads led to Huarochirí, or Cocachacra to be more precise. The Marathon was really just a warm-up, the mountains had been-a-calling me for some time and Sunday saw the first of a 3-race-bout,… Continue Reading

12 years on!

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Good morning Folks I trust this finds you in awesome Monday morning form and that you had a spectacular weekend. A busy old week from the capital of Chaos. Election time being the main headline news, but a selection of other goings-on too, (including “Ley Seca”, an enforced 48hr period of prohibition, good job I’m… Continue Reading

Elecciones…

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Good morning folks I trust this finds you in tiptop form & that you had a mighty fine weekend. A busy old week in the land of chaos. After a whole load of billboard posters, scandal, lies, propaganda & more lies, it is finally Election Day (as I type). Lets’s just say it’s a slightly different… Continue Reading

Feliz Cumpleaños Nipper!

Good morning Folks I trust that you had an awesome weekend. Here is the weekly round-up of happenings from the land of *bootless Traffic Cops. (Ponch & Jon would sort this ineffectual shower out!) Feliz cumpleaños Thursday saw the Nipper´s 2nd birthday. 2 years! Where has that gone? It has been a bit of a… Continue Reading

“Tell ‘em about the honey Mummy!”

Good morning folks I trust you had a superb weekend & this Monday morning finds you in tiptop form. A quick round-up from the land of sweaty chaos, incessant noise, near-misses, short-sighted-short-cuts & quick-fixes… Feliz Cumpleaños Clunk This week I celebrated the Clunk’s first birthday (with me as it’s owner, it is in fact 6 years old)…. Continue Reading

Firsts, cheese, red tape, exams, Tosh is back, Victor Meldrew says and Kindle time!

Good morning folks I trust you had a mighty fine weekend & that this finds you in tiptop form. A quick round-up from the city of chaos. A bit of a bonkers/busy week: Exams (my students, not me), end of cycle (marking, marking, marking) & a chunk of red-tape tossed in for good measure. Firsts…… Continue Reading

Looking back and looking forward!

  Good morning Folks I trust this finds you enjoying 2016 & that you had a brilliant festive season. Two blogs in 3 days! I have been doing some serious procrastination. Monday morning normally sees a round-up of the week’s happenings in Lima, but this Monday it is a condensed version of the last year,… Continue Reading

A year in Peru!

Good morning Folks A very Happy New Year to you! I trust you’re having a superb festive season. First & foremost, my thoughts are with friends & family in the flood ravaged northern counties; Yorkshire, Lancashire & Cumbria (plus Scotland). The images I’ve seen this week of Tadcaster being divided by the bridge collapse were… Continue Reading

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