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Ferry time

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…

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Fine Line

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…

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Day 1 Done. 

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…

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From the open road to the closed room

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…

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7.38am Argomaniz

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…

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Withnail and I

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,…

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Zurich 7am

I travel a lot, but still when you when you wake up sometimes you feel disconnected from reality. Usually after waking up at some point in the night (in this case 3am) and then falling…

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Whether you are travelling for business or pleasure. 

According to Eurostar you cannot do both. Travelling for work can be a pleasure usually based on the conversations and observations you make. This is much truer for train travel rather than air travel, where…

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How much ?

Everything of course has a price, especially if its being bought and sold. Value is not necessarily that price. With the upcoming Classic Off-Road Show in Telford it’s time for buyers and sellers to meet…

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A small cog

You might at times get an idea of self importance and you have some significant value or place in the world. However a night in a large city with lots of people is one way…