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Ferry time

19th March 2017 By malcra 0

24 hours on a ferry (from Santander to Portsmouth) can be a rewarding experience. Plenty of time to think and read especially when the Internet access is virtually non existent. Roger mention the idea of ships being havens of escapism (the 70s ship, a pirate…

Fine Line

14th March 2017 By malcra 0

There’s a fine line between love and hate and there is a fine line between good and bad. I don’t speak to a large audience on a regular basis but it’s easy to miss the mood and needs of the audience.  For a technology conference…

Day 1 Done. 

13th March 2017 By malcra 0

The annual sales kickoff  (SKO) is something to be cherish. An assault course of the senses it can be brutal with the hedonism of many and a frustration of a few. From awards for doing your job which can be painful when you watch sales…

From the open road to the closed room

12th March 2017 By malcra 0

Driving across Northern Spain from Santander to Lleida (so far) has been a revelation. Scenery excellent and with light traffic on excellent roads. Weather has been crisp but kind and got to 22 C at one point this afternoon (according to the device on the…

7.38am Argomaniz

12th March 2017 By malcra 0

All quiet in the Paradore in Argomaniz after a short ride yesterday brought us from Santander. Withnail is now without after with brilliant assistance from Jorge we has both emergency repair kit delivered as we got off the ferry as well as a trip to…

Withnail and I

10th March 2017 By malcra 0

Roger has a nail in the rear tyre of his 955i Daytona Triumph. He is therefore Withnail. I am therefore I.  We have known each other for 15 years give or take a few days, from when he started at the old Red Hat Guildford…