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Notting Hill Carnival

Posted: August 29, 2011

The Notting Hill Carnival is in its 47th year and this year it took place on Sunday the 28th and Monday the 29th of August, over the bank holiday weekend.  I went to Notting Hill before, but as I was living in Fulham and had a few months left in London, I thought I would…

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Race for Life – Personal Best at 30

Posted: July 31, 2011

This weekend I took part in race for life.  I have done the race for life a few times before and have many 10ks.  This time was special.  I had a cancer scare earlier in the year, luckily with all the research that there is, it was stopped early.  I was relieved when I was…

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Paris for the weekend – Bastille Day

Posted: July 24, 2011

For Bastille Day, I went to Paris to visit some friends. London to Paris is so quick on the Eurostar.  I booked mine three months ago and the ticket was 140 pounds. If you book well in advance, you can get a ticket for as low as 85 pounds return. I stayed with a friend…

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