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Monday, 30 October 2017
Ebbsfleet International Station


A dark start to the morning, despite the clocks having gone back on Sunday.

Posted by bigblue on 30/10/2017 at 06:03 AM
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Monday, 23 October 2017
It’s in the gênes


How embarrassing, that even Google translate knows what gêne means: inconvenience.

Posted by bigblue on 23/10/2017 at 06:40 AM
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Saturday, 21 October 2017
Farming the wind


In France recently

Posted by bigblue on 21/10/2017 at 04:41 PM
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Saturday, 07 October 2017
Cat on a hot train


Often I travel betwwen Nanterre and Gare du Nord in Paris by train. It is the quickest way to get there when the trains are running and taxis can make me feel sick, particularly in Paris as the drivers insist you sit on the rear seat and drive like maniacs. On 26 September I took this route with one suitcase, and a folding Brompton in a shoulder bag. I ended up sitting in the end-of-carriage area with a smelly man and his smelly cat.

It was difficult to tell which of the two smelled worse. Fortunately he got off with his cat at Place d’√Čtoile, two stops before I changed at Chatelet des Halles for the line to Gare du Nord.

Posted by bigblue on 07/10/2017 at 07:08 PM
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