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Spitfire and a hole in the head

Bonjour mes amies. April 2017 Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar, Kent, on a very cold, extremely windy march day… “I have a surprise for you Nessie, I have booked a flight for you in a 1942 Spitfire.” “When?” “Today” Now even I know WW2 Spitfires have only one cockpit, so unless I shared the same seat … Continue reading »

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Another Party and more

French islands, the neighbour’s dinner parties, Italy, engagements, a big party, medical tests and French news. Douched, lathered, exfoliated, second douche, a quick towel dry, gently rubbed with a good reconditioning body cream, and finally buffed up till I shine! I mean my 1999 MG of course! Looking gorgeous, roof down, daughter in the passenger … Continue reading »

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Fire

Silly Gilly Two weeks before Christmas, on a particularly cold night, our Gilly decides to settle down with a full bodied Bordeaux, and a warm fire.Preparing the fire she deposits the ash into a plastic bucket (first clue) then plants it next to the wood shed (second clue) makes up the fire, settles into her … Continue reading »

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A hole in one

The lads from Derry AND a hole in one… Played golf today at the Golf and country Club Saint Donut, Grasse (pronounced donarrr not donut, you know the one with the hole), and I know I am prone to exaggerate but just sometimes my tales are true. I actually got a hole in one at … Continue reading »

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Sans Sujet 5 (The 5th ever email)

Bonjour All, Superb time in Paris. TGV went well, we packed our first class picnic, compliments of the best deli in Figanieres. Gill chose the wine, best year and all that! TGV arrived, only to find Gill was in a different coach from the Speer family and not connectable to us. It was a dam … Continue reading »

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Sans Sujet 4 (The 4th ever email)

Bonjour,C”est moi, It is lovely to hear from you all, a little bit of England sent personally to me, despite the fact that JS and Tash and Gill reads it all before me because I have yet to learn how to get my e-mails off this machine. Basic I know, but lesson 32 is due … Continue reading »

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