Monthly Archives: November 2013

Bibury

Nancy had looked at some possible places to visit while we were in the Cotswolds and one of them was Bibury.  I had never heard of the place but it turns out that this is one of the most photographed … Continue reading

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Surely Not More Window Cleaning

I imagine you are wondering how many posts I can get out of the theme of window cleaning.  Well, here comes another one.  I think this will be the last one though, not least given our departure from Chicago.  This … Continue reading

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Sheffield Park Gardens

One of our transit days in the UK had us moving from the Cotswolds back to Surrey for my Dad’s birthday party.  En route, we decided to take a detour to an old favorite location of ours.  When we lived … Continue reading

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Shooting the Astar

The team from Helinet was in town recently as part of a movie shoot.  With the end of the shoot coming up, I was asked to get some shots of the helicopter in the city.  Alan knows exactly what he … Continue reading

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Burford

Our stay in the Cotswolds needed a base and Burford was the place we chose.  It is Oxfordshire rather than Gloucestershire but just about sneaks in on the edge of an area that I don’t think has a hard boundary … Continue reading

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Trump Views

I watched the Trump Tower being built a few years ago since it is directly across from where we were living.  Aside from a visit when the spire was being completed, I hadn’t been in again since.  I then was … Continue reading

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Helicopter Over London

My Dad’s 70th birthday seemed like something that deserved a decent present.  What to get him though?  As someone who spent his entire working career in London property, he has seen all parts of the city many times.  However, I … Continue reading

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Oxford

Our UK trip included a stay in the Cotswolds.  While we were there, we wanted to take a look at Oxford.  It has been a long time since I was last there and my previous visit was an ad hoc … Continue reading

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Flying Over Chicago

One thing I have been thinking about for a while is doing a flight across Chicago in a helicopter.  I had contemplated this on and off for a while but never got around to doing it.  Then I got an … Continue reading

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Spitbank Fort Visit

My mum’s birthday included a party on Spitbank Fort.  This is one of Palmerston’s follies built out in the Solent not far from Portsmouth.  The place has been restored in a great way and retains a lot of the character … Continue reading

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