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back from vacation, illustrated

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(my vacation, as illustrated by photos found in today’s Evening Standard….) 

Well, I got lots of beachtime in during the last two weeks, and now have a bit of a tan. My wife says it make me look hot… Which is unusual, so there you go… 

 

Anyway, to take advantage of all the third-world deals on in the home country, we did some shopping, like all the other pasties who flew in on BA. I bought some stuff at Banana Republic, because I’m very posh, and had a stack of bonus gift cards from my old credit card. My wife bought a few things at some of the other stores in the mall…

The return flight wasn’t too bad, but we’d brought so much back that our original plan to take the train back into the city seemed less attractive once we actually made it to terminal 5. Oh, and there was (as usual) a problem with the trains today anyway. 

No matter, I’d saved so much on duty-free cigs and all my “nothing to declare” items, that a cab back to the house seemed very much the sort of affordable luxury that, well, one ought to gift to oneself now and again.

(sorry. I have absolutely no idea why I had to put you through that just now….)

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April 15, 2008 at 9:44 pm

Posted in wtf?

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  1. A cab. You are aware of this thing called the Piccadilly Line, are you not? Gah, you can take em out of America, but you can’t take America out of them…

    Owen

    April 15, 2008 at 11:58 pm

  2. Ha. Yeah. But we had serious serious luggage and a sleepy kid. And I was starting to feel the first bulgings of a hernia coming on from my he-male bag carrying. And let me tell you, I’m am way herniated enuf as it is.

    adswithoutproducts

    April 16, 2008 at 12:05 am

  3. Perhaps I am overly paranoid (accursed jetlag), but I read this as at least partly a pisstake of my recent travelogues! One should never read blogs in the morning before coffee. It’s too harrowing.

    infinite thought

    April 16, 2008 at 6:25 am

  4. I did too, without even needing coffee. Too much acid reflux to drink coffee anymore.

    matt

    April 19, 2008 at 11:50 am


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