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Napa Valley Foodies

The Napa Valley in California is lovely. Lovely climate (but we are in September now, so probably anywhere would be lovely) and picturesque vineyards with a backdrop of scenic mountains. And lots of seriously good wine and food. Tastings are mentioned by others. I’ll just mention the delights of a Dean & Deluca picnic. Six … Continue reading

All About Bears

Traipsing the trails of Yosemite, we still haven’t spotted a bear. But that’s probably no bad thing. One member of our party who shall remain anonymous had a bit of a bear flip on a route march this morning up the valley. We entered a dark and gloomy wood, and by the time we’d convinced … Continue reading

On Top Of The History Of The World

There’s no substitute for getting out of a car and sitting in the raw relative ‘cool’ of 88 degrees F and contemplating the awe-inspiring (in the true sense of the term) scenery of Death Valley National Park. Above is Rainbow Canyon in the Darwin Falls Wilderness area of the park. The evident and colorful stratification … Continue reading

Death valley delights

<a Sometimes stopovers become more interesting than the destination. In fact, given the journey is the important bit, stopovers ought always to be of fascinating interest so it's no surprise that Furnace Creek in Death Valley CA has been a delightful interlude. As we stopped off in 120 degrees blasting burning dry heat and reminded … Continue reading

Not all judges are wankers, but ‘Kim’ is.

En route through the Mohave desert there were some interesting signs, as always on US roads. A local judge clearly wishes to be re-elected, as you can see from this real roadside ad. Who dares now disagree with the proposition that some judges are wankers?

Boys’ Night Out

Sammy and dad are going out tonight for a boys night of fun and bonding (a rarity that shocked us all) hitting the vegas strip clubs, I’m sure.. I wouldn’t be surprised if the two came back married….to each other