Monthly Archives: June 2005

Brown Bottle on Tour

To celebrate my 38th and Steve's 31st birthday, we took a trip to see Brazil v Japan in the Confederations Cup in Germany. The match was excellent. Goals by latest Brazilian wonderboy Robinho and the sparkling Ronaldinho, and a spectacular … Continue reading

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Battlefield Re-enactment “Quite Good” Shock

I’d normally assume that battlefield re-enactments are rather naff and amateurish. But this week’s re-run of the battle at Plancenoit (part of the main Waterloo battle) proved me wrong. Plancenoit is about 3 miles east of the main battlefield site … Continue reading

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Re-enactment In Pictures

The Dutch arrive And the kilted ones Prussian rifle company Scots in battle prepare to raise kilts The French attack Prussian reserves to the rescue

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Venice Photos Finally Uploaded

I finally got round to uploading photos from our recent trip to Venice… 1. Here endeth the first lesson. On our first evening we spend a relaxing hour next to the Rialto bridge, only to get the bill… How much?! … Continue reading

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Drama-Soc Days

Just remembered that if I’d got my arse into gear I should have been spending the forthcoming weekend at a theatre workshop organised by the Irish Theatre Group, for whom I recently directed a play. “Moving towards performance” is a … Continue reading

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Ciao Bella

Just back from a few days in Venice for Lynne’s birthday. Her initial question “so what do you do in Venice then?” was fully answered. It was the best holiday we’d spent for a long time, and even worth the … Continue reading

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