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Turkey – We have returned!

Turkey – We have returned!

By on Jun 30, 2016 in Blog |

We arrive at Tay Pansiyon (like a large b&b) at 11.30pm; it is still in the mid-thirties (about 95F) and are immediately directed to the garden courtyard for tea and a chance to watch some Euro 2016 football. Our bags are taken to our room and we are told to relax, check-in formalities can wait until tomorrow. Lovely Turkish hospitality.

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Tales of the Vault Toilet

Tales of the Vault Toilet

By on Nov 13, 2015 in Blog | 3 comments

What, I hear you ask, is a vault toilet?

– Is it a place where those who have incredible wealth stored in a bank, upon needing to examine said wealth and suddenly being caught short in the excitement of the moment, are able to relieve themselves without leaving sight of their treasures?

– Or perhaps a toilet that requires a certain degree of gymnastic proficiency and an exquisite sense of timing?

– Yet still, a poorly spelled edifice that emits regular bursts of electricity through the seating area, encouraging participants not to dwell about their business, and thus abbreviating the waiting queue’s dances of desperation?

Pray, dear reader, read on and all will be revealed!

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World Champion

World Champion

By on Nov 9, 2015 in Blog |

So it was to prove as the long standing distance record was smashed on the very first run by Martin Robson from the UK. The Americans were beaten in their own backyard and a new world champion was crowned.

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Call my Bluff

Call my Bluff

By on Oct 30, 2015 in Blog | 3 comments

Yet despite the great benefits that this meticulous approach can bring, it is sometimes the completely unplanned that can bring the greatest rewards. Bluff is such an example.

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