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Uncertain at First, Quidam at Last!

quidamAgain this year Tolii received a Christmas present to go see the Cirque du Soliel show at the Royal Albert Hall – this year it was Quidam.  I remember that I saw it years ago, I think in Atlanta. Long enough to have forgotten most of it.

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Portsmouth - Third Time Lucky!

The Russians are coming (on Canadian built tanks)!

Today, we had an expedition to Portsmouth to explore the tanks, the seaside and the battleships. We had a nice lunch, too.

This is the third time we’ve visited the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, home of Warrior and Victory. And, it is the first time we succeeded […]

A Loss at Victory!

One of Tolii’s Christmas presents was a book of tickets for various experiences. One of them we cashed in last weekend: a trip to Portsmouth harbour to visit HMS Victory, Nelson’s ship at the Battle of Trafalgar.

A little research beforehand would have revealed that it wasn’t run like the sister ship Warrior: it […]

Daddy visits Boston

Andrew and his colleague, Peter, travelled on business to Boston on Wednesday, and returned today. The customer issue was sorted by Thursday afternoon and that left Friday to explore before returning in the evening; so we left the suburbs and moved to the downtown Hilton (what huge rooms!). Unfortunately, it rained (instead of snowed) […]