Monday night is Curry night, Tuesday night is Curry night, Wednesday night……

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Kochi – We left Thailand this morning at 7am, Thailand is a very civilised place – the most courteous kind helpful people, and now we have entered the strangest place, not at all what you imagine, everything is dated, broken, …

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Gloomy Sunday

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Dreaming, I was only dreaming I wake and I find you asleep in the deep of my heart here Darling I hope that my dream never haunted you My heart is tellin’ you how much I wanted you Gloomy Sunday …

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Ernie and the Camera Hospital

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Ernie – I’ve never met anyone called Ernie, it’s not a name you come across very often. The only Ernie I know is the one from the Benny Hill Show in the 1970’s – “They called him Ernieeeeeeeeeee, and he …

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Farewell Koh Mak!

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On We Go – The bags are packed and the mopeds returned. The last swim has taken place in the sea and the last pina collada drunk. We have one last dinner to eat and then we head to the …

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The Witch at Plantation Corner

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The Witch at Plantation Corner Christina is the Austrian lady who runs the information kiosk on the main beach at Koh Mak, she is really helpful, genuine and makes very good suggestions. So far she has sorted us out with …

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Dog, Frogs and Snakes

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Question – I can hear certain of our friends in the UK asking some very specific questions: – Maria Denny, Nikki Allen, Ann Ferguson, Silvia Arnone, Elaine Holman – the foodie people, food lovers extraordinaire, wanting to know how the …

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Liam’s Birthday Moped!

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Excitement – Do you remember the days when you were little when you got excited on the morning of your birthday or at Christmas, well that was me this morning. And do you remember those days when after such excitement …

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Desert Island Discs

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I was born in the Year 1632, in the City of York, of a good Family, tho’ not of that Country, my Father being a Foreigner of Bremen, who settled first at Hull; He got a good Estate by Merchandise, …

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