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The Paris Eiffel Tower: testament to one man’s determination to succeed; not so sure he’d approve of the modern bling

I have visitedĀ Le Tour Eiffel three timesĀ and I will never tire of it, although I did see it in a whole new light – quite literally – this time round. The drive into the centre of Paris was made all … Continue reading

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Part of Britain since 1713, Gibraltar is a magnet to both Spanish & English tourists, but I won’t be going again.

When we booked our holiday and realised just how close we were to the British enclave of Gibraltar, we were determined to experience the enormity of the great ‘Rock’ itself alongside the more trivial pleasure of walking amongst the Barbary … Continue reading

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Three days into the family holiday:older brother not killed younger brother & crazy cat won’t budge

After the excitement of the arrival had died down and even though I asked the agent to do a bit of ‘essential’ grocery shopping to save the inevitable nightmare of a trip to the local supermarket, we set off in … Continue reading

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