Monthly Archives: May 2011

Azerbaijan

Qatar had everyone reaching for their atlases when it was announced that it was to host the World Cup. Now Azerbaijan has become the question on everyone’s lips, as in Azerbaiwhere? Apart from it being one of the only countries … Continue reading

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Openings

A bit annoying for the Bath Whingeing Festival, of which I am president. I mean, we committee members got invited to the opening celebrations at the Holburne Museum, but only because I spotted the lady who doles out the invitations … Continue reading

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Piano Man

Walking down a country lane near Bath the other day, I came across a stunning Georgian mansion. There was something familiar about it, with its ha-ha and rolling lawns. And then I remembered. About thirty years ago members of Bath … Continue reading

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Embassy

Did you see that chap who clumped dozens of miles to the royal wedding while wearing a full suit of armour for charity? He looked dead beat. I know how he felt. I once had to climb a seemingly endless … Continue reading

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