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Gazpacho Soup – Who Knew?

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In the myriad of hotels in New York City, there’s one close to Times Square, The Marriot Marquis Hotel that has at the top a rotating restaurant. Yes, not satisfied with making these buildings reach to the lower limits of the atmosphere with a view across North East America,

A Day In Bristol

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One thing about retirement I’m looking forward to is the ability to go out for the day. We did it earlier in the year as a trial run if you like, and went to Bristol. I say a day, but in truth we decided to stay the night at The Bristol Hotel which is situated on the quayside. It was a lovely, end of summer day with plenty of sunshine (at least to start with). After parking up and sorting out the room, me and Dolly Clackett, otherwise known as the wife, went for something to eat at one of the many river side bars.

I’ve Retired!

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By the way, that’s not me in the photo of the couple dancing. I felt I needed to point that out! So, this is my very first blog post and it’s finally happened to me. Retirement! I’m only 59, and after suffering with Emphysema and a couple of other problems following a bout of Pneumonia in 2013, my employer, with the help of Doctors and Consultants decided that it was in everyones interests to let me retire.