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Man flu and other delights

Merry Christmas 2016 and welcome to 2017 – now here is some man flu. Yes, I know, it is not ebola or zika virus, but the cold/man flu/infection/whatever it is that has kept me housebound for the last week has … Continue reading

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Transports of delight and a bridge of despair

When Michael Portillo embarks on one of his Great British Railway journeys, the sun usually shines as brightly as his jacket as he steps effortlessly on to a freshly presented train, with several vacant seats available to himself, his Bradshaw … Continue reading

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Nigeria by Train

Yesterday was almost spring-like. We walked along the Deeside Way in Slewdrum Forest. This forest is managed by the Birse Community Trust, a local charity, and is situated on the south side of the River Dee. There are some beautiful … Continue reading

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Three Trains and a Meeting

To travel from Aboyne to Edinburgh and back in a day by public transport is a challenge at the best of times and for the fittest of people. If you are a stroke survivor with a weak left side and … Continue reading

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