New Hall Hotel & Spa
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As of today, not much much other than the usual. I have a new client, Halfords, so that's why I'm in Birmingham travelling home each weekend. However, the plan is that from around May next year, we go off driving around the European land mass visiting hot countries when it's cooler there and colder countries when it's hotter. We are spending the next few months planning so there's not much detail to be seen here yet. Watch this ...
... having taken so many photos. Having checked with the photo taker the classic and insightful comment came back that "he was taking a lot of photos in the hope of taking one with the hope that Charles would not be talking". Collapsed cyclists followed in roars of laughter, end of photo session.... Vince: Today we were not in a rush to get out. We had to avoid commuting traffic, after leaving Graham led us out of the ...
... some people will have come especially to see one or two acts but most people will have come for the whole thing and they will want to hear the famous stuff. We were delighted to discover that Neville was in touch with the mood of the day and reeled out a succession of Specials and Fun Boy Three hits to the delight of the capacity crowd. We see quite a lot of live performances over the course of the year but for me this was the best of 2013, at least as far as a pure ...
... it was suddenly borderline whether she would need it or not. Our first priority was to get some ciders from the beer tent, after which we walked down to the main stage where Stone Foundation were finishing off their set. They sounded pretty good and we were sorry that the combination of weather and delayed trains had prevented us from seeing more.
Next up was The Selecter, a band that I had enjoyed a lot during the 2-tone Revival era in the very ...
... during which time we saw the remains of the Berlin Wall, Checkpoint Charile (well, the building was a reconstruction, but it was still in the same spot as the original one), the Brandenberg Gate and the Riechstag (hopefully I have the spelling right on that one!). We also took a trip out to Potsdam to see a couple of palaces, one of which was the place in which Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin met to discuss ...
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