American Adventure Pt.2: New York.

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THURSDAY 24/8/18 Around 08.30 we boarded a BoltBus bound for New York, a journey of about four-and-a-half hours and 200 miles. The bus was comfy enough and the ride smooth. On the roads there didn’t seem to be any lane discipline, vehicles swapping lanes on a whim, but it all seemed to work well enough. I’d be interested in what …

Bangin’ Barcelona!

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Lockdown has given me lots of time to catch up on things, so I’ve finally been able to get around to writing up about our 2019 visit to banging Barcelona. Only eighteen months later. Oh well. Because it’s so long ago now, I can only recall vague detail although I can tell you that Barcelona is a vibrant, bustling city …

From the Archives: Drowning Poole.

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The second of my archive ramblings from Newark CAMRA’s newsletter is from July 2003. After several weeks of unseasonably warm weather, it was finally time for our planned long weekend trip south to Poole. No surprise, then that the weather broke the day I drove down to Wiltshire, raining torrentially for almost two days without stopping. Never mind, most of …