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From One Ironman to Another

by John Kirk Birmingham shivered in sub zero temperatures. Even Antony Gormley’s Iron Man looked a little rustier with the snow settled on him. It was time to get away to warmer climes and the land of iron men of … Continue reading

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Lanzarote – Fire Mountains, Fabulous Sunsets & Bee Gee Tribute Bands

On the last day of my early Easter break, as I sat on the comfy sofas in the lobby, looking out to the shimmering pool, surrounded by straw parasols and suntanned bodies of fellow holiday makers, I look back at … Continue reading

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Amsterdam (2) – City of Arts, Canals, Cycling, Rembrandt, Van Gogh and Dutch Masters

John: Two Wheels Better Than Four As a keen cyclist I was looking forward to seeing how well Amsterdam’s transport system worked. From the moment you land at Schiphol Airport the modernity and thoroughness of thought are what strike you. … Continue reading

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A Most Memorable Day Out to London Olympics

by John Kirk The Olympic Games is something that happens overseas, in another time zone, in another language. The strange and wonderful thing is that this time it is happening just 100 miles away from our house, broadcast by the BBC. … Continue reading

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