Tuesday, 8 November 2011

Back to Paris

Managed to get attacked last night by a West African taxi driver, in Paris. He blooded my hand quite well. The French police are buying the version it was an "accident" and will not pursue. I notified the Embassy because I feel responsible to prevent him doing this again; he ran away. I must now get an arm full of shots and worry about HIV contamination. Not a great night.

Sunday, 6 November 2011

and we are off again

A future Oxford scholar getting the right attitude.

Oxford was lovely, more later. We toured the library and I was shocked by the changes - they have plugs, computers, and are switching to the DDS! Shocking!

To London this morning, a bit of shopping and tea at Harrod's; then back to Paris on the Chunnel.


Saturday, 5 November 2011

Friday, 4 November 2011

and continuing our tour of the Continent and Britain...

We are at the Old Parsonage Hotel in Oxford and it is so brilliant! Tiny, tiny, hotel with a great bar, ok the Macallan's is only 10-years-0ld but THEY HAVE IT. Rolled in off the train around noon, after big hugs with Billy the owner of the B&B in Bath, with whom we are now life long friends. Had a lovely lunch downstairs while they were readying the room; upstairs for a cuppa in a small (it is after all England) but very well appointed room with included WIFI so you know we are happy.

Thursday, 3 November 2011


I was in Texas, then I was in Paris (thank the Gods), then I was in Britain (thank you Kali) - first to London, then Bath (oh the food, the whiskey, the people, the tales), and tomorrow - Oxford! Too busy at present to write about adventures as I am having them - but stay tuned!