Category Archives: My Life

WoAi A Paris

WoAi staying on a lovely quiet street in Paris with lots of cafes and small shops I’ve been to Paris several times but I’ve never tried the Eurostar train service, so I was quite excited about spending a couple of … Continue reading

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WoAi at Gordon Ramsay at Claridges

My mum’s sister (my aunt) happens to be visiting from Hong Kong, so I treated both of them to lunch at Gordon Ramsay at Claridges. The hotel itself has an enviable heritage, hosting the likes of Queen Victoria, Winston Churchill, … Continue reading

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WoAi At The Lakes

I rented a fairly ordinary Volkswagen Golf for my 2 week vacation, but I decided to treat myself to something a bit nicer for the long 3 day road trip, so I picked up this Porsche Boxster S on the … Continue reading

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WoAi’s Northern Adventure

Before moving to China I spent my entire life in London and rarely travelled outside of London, so I decided to take advantage of this unusually long spell back in the UK to explore a little of the country in … Continue reading

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Gone Fishing

By the time you read this I’ll be well on my way to the north of England on a 600 mile road trip. I’m afraid I don’t know when I will next have the opportunity to get online, so it … Continue reading

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Fitness First

I’ve now been here in London for a whole week, although it’s been an odd week, quite unlike my usual home visits. The main difference of course is that I am working from home for the first two weeks of … Continue reading

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Got Till It’s Gone

I lived in London for almost 30 years before moving to Asia, but I never really made the most of having a virtually inexhaustible supply of shows available to me. It’s only now that I live in China that I … Continue reading

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Ernest Jones : Are You Having A Laugh?

I have to say it’s great being back. I miss things like being put on hold for 20 minutes by my bank when I called up the other day to sort out a credit card mix up for instance. And … Continue reading

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Farewell Shanghai, Back In A Month

I’m at the airport heading for London. Podcast fans will be pleased to know Swiss and WoAi recorded a cracker of a podcast last night and it will be available tomorrow. Ayi is looking after Tommy, or is Tommy looking … Continue reading

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Now And Then

Kew Gardens, London, November 1990 (left) and Shanghai, May 2009, 19 years later. Where did the years go?

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