Monthly Archive: July 2017

Broken Fairytale

The thing about fairytales, miracles and (to perpetuate an overused sporting adjective) ‘unbelievable’ events is that they don’t happen very often. The last time I wrote on this topic was in May 2016 just after Leicester City had secured their…
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Munich – Part 4

(Editor’s note – this week, to conclude out Munich series that has had tongue wagging across western civilisation, I hand over the keys of my precious website to m’colleague and faithful Passepar-two Simon. All of what follows is his unique…
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Munich – Part 3

Friday started with a rather splendid breakfast in the dining room of the Marc Munchen hotel. Again, the relaxed German approach to things meant that we were not asked for a room number but simply wandered in and started filling…
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Munich – Part 2

Munich is a place I remember fondly from interrailing in 1990. We spent two evenings in the Hofbrauhaus, the first of which ended prematurely after a rendition of Father Abraham got slightly out of hand, but they kindly let us…
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