Monthly Archives: August 2014

Off to Tanzania tomorrow evening. A week of complete rest in Zanzibar. A week on the shores of Lake Victoria with the Topley family (from where Mark sent me this photo at sunset last night – no doubt as a … Continue reading

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2 more days to go before I close the office down and depart for Tanzania and 2 weeks off the grid. Apart from some relentless rainstorms, I think we’ve had a lovely summer so far in the UK but I … Continue reading

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So we sit down for a spot of lunch at The Doubletree Hilton in Luxembourg and the lovely waitress gives us each a tablet computer and instructions on how to scroll through the menu and choose our meal, then she … Continue reading

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A lovely afternoon with Annie wandering around the city centre. Great to have some time off and a chance to relax. Today, as promised, the imperfectionist has a day off his detox and intends to eat, drink and be merry. … Continue reading

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Back in the 1960’s, it cost the USA $25 billion for the Apollo space programme, the pinnacle of which was the first manned landing on 20 July 1969. 6 hours later Armstrong stepped on to the surface. Most of us … Continue reading

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Sunbank Wood is a very ancient woodland just a few miles from home, adjacent to The River Bollin valley and close to Manchester Airport (much in the news today). This morning I enjoyed running through at about 07:00 and captured … Continue reading

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August in Cheshire and the farmers are busy bringing in the crops. In his famous book “The 7 habits of highly effective people”, Stephen Covey talks about “harvest time” – when you drop everything to complete a project because it’s … Continue reading

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