USA 2021

The United States re-opened its borders to international tourism about two weeks ago. The conditions for entry are more complicated than they were in the Before Times. But not ridiculously so. Not enough that Mrs P and I were put off. Passport? Check. ESTA approved? Check. Negative Covid test? Check. Vaccination form? Check. Boarding card? … Continue reading USA 2021


It’s been a varied month. At one point we had temperatures up into the 20s. We’ve had some apocalyptic downpours since then. I’ve been walking up and down the pier most days. We’ve had a couple of trips to London. And I’ve been feeding the squirrels in Bournemouth Gardens lots of monkey nuts. One of … Continue reading October

Level 48

Have you watched the Squid Game? It’s Netflix’s biggest ever hit, a Korean series about a several hundred people trying to survive to get to the next round of the game. Not seen it? Picture a couple of dozen ISIS fighters dressed up as Teletubbies in a giant Big Brother house and given lots of … Continue reading Level 48