Monthly Archives: July 2019

Take the last train from Strasbourg…

And I’ll meet you at the station. Yeah, I don’t think those are the actual words. Nevertheless, on Monday we went to Strasbourg, and we took the train. It’s maybe 40 miles as the crow flies from Freiburg in Germany … Continue reading

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Wednesday Bad Movie

Number 16 of a series Little miss Muffet she sat on her tuffet, eating her curds eating and whey. Along Came a Spider. If you understand the implications of that, then you have the plot for this movie. It came … Continue reading

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Freiburg Day Off

The idea was to spend some time in Germany, which we had never visited before. And we had a few weeks to spare. I figured some out of the way places, and Barbara was keen seeing the Black Forest region. … Continue reading

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Another Bad Movie

Number 15 in the Series Getting ready to go on vacation, needing to stockpile some bad movie reviews, Amazon Prime Video the ready source. This is Sherlock Holmes: The Speckled BandĀ from who knows when. Amazon is coy with details about … Continue reading

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Wednesday Bad Movie

Number 15 of a series I never saw this one coming. From 2009 it’s 31 North 62 East, and it does have a cute plot. If you watch it, be careful, and don’t give up on it. You are going … Continue reading

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Amsterdam Surprise

Took the train to Amsterdam. Got daring. Engaged my GPS tracker and was impressed. The train was going 100 mph. Eat your heart out Giacomo Agostini. I knew The Netherlands was flat country, and low. Altitude showed four feet above … Continue reading

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Another Bad Movie

Number 14 in the Series Sometimes it happens this way. I was having trouble getting to sleep, so I decided I needed some hot chocolate and a bad movie. So I brought up Amazon Prime Video on the Roku and … Continue reading

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Brussels Photo Gallery

My thinking was Brussels would be like going to Dallas, but flatter. It turns out Dallas needs to loosen up if it’s going to challenge Brussels for excitement. Here are some photos collected one day during a walk about. Buying … Continue reading

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Trouble in the City

I always pictured Brussels to be a laid back, lowlands town. Who would have known there was that much excitement going on? Walking around the streets, checking out the shops, grabbing a beer and some food, the place was definitely … Continue reading

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Wednesday Bad Movie

Number 14 of a series Feeling down? Need something to pick you up, lift your spirits? Then don’t watch this movie. I saw this many years ago, but it was on TV. It’s Testament, from 1983, featuring some notable players. … Continue reading

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