Header photo – Zurich riverside/ Border photo – street cobblestones, Prague
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Monthly Archives: July 2014
Removing a couple of posts
Recently, I have become aware of the growing number of spam comments attaching themselves to a few of my older blog posts. This is supremely annoying, not to mention time-consuming – clearing out the spam folder so often. If this … Continue reading
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Azores festival in progress – summer 2014
From the NY Times – a newish festival in the Azores is gaining in popularity.
London Tube closures for weekend of 19-20 July 2014
Apologies once again for not bothering to post last weekend’s tube closures. I’m planning to add the TfL website to my blog’s HOT LINKS! list on the right-hand side of the screen, assuming I can set it up so the … Continue reading
Dancing at a Parisian firehouse on 14 Juillet
I came across a write-up on this Bastille Day tradition in and around Paris. I’ve frequently thought about visiting Paris again, perhaps even for Bastille Day; this is the best reason I can think of to put that city on … Continue reading
No more cash on London buses!
No, this does not mean that buses are free, but it’s just another sign that tourists and old farts need a rethink when boarding a London bus. Beginning this Sunday – 6 July, 2014, bus fares cannot be paid with … Continue reading
London Tube closures for weekend of 5-6 July 2014
Here are this weekend’s Tube closures. Not much on, thankfully. But Le Tour is coming to London on Monday, 7 July, so the next several days could be a bit crazy. I just wish I could be there for the … Continue reading
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