Monthly Archives: January 2012

January 27: It’s English or bust

There’s a by-law of some kind that says deux-roues (two-wheelers) aren’t allowed on the Tram tracks, but I don’t think it applies to bicycles. One of my favourite things to do is to jump on a VeloBleu on a sunny … Continue reading

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January 22: Three dozen sea urchins

On our first “date”, Joel and I went to see the movie Gandhi, with Ben Kingsley, which came out in 1982. It must have been later that year or in 1983 that I first visited Nice. His dad was still … Continue reading

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January 18: Standing up, brushing off…

Back in 1988, I got an MSc in Politics and Sociology from Birkbeck College, University of London. One of my most vivid memories of that time was being stuck in traffic outside the Houses of Parliament (I used to drive … Continue reading

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January 8: London vs. Nice

It’s been 138 photographs since my last blog post – I downloaded them just now. Most of them seem to be of some of the 7,000 people who did the 10k (6m) Prom Classic run this perfect sunny morning. Only … Continue reading

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