Monthly Archives: March 2019

The prototype for Sir Les Patterson?

During a recent visit to see my sister in Australia, she announced that we were going to the Blue Mountains to stay in an old colonial hotel, the Carrington, in a time warp of Edwardian stained glass and heavy brown … Continue reading

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The Wonders of Kyoto and the Bullet Train

I soon realised when doing my homework before we set off that it was Kyoto rather than Tokyo which was the place to visit, and set about booking tickets for the bullet train to get us there, congratulating myself on … Continue reading

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