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Archives for July, 2011

Why does bacon now come in packs of 10?

Bacon used to come in packs of eight but now both Tesco and Sainsbury’s are selling it packs of 10. Coincidence? I think not! This reeks of conspiracy.

Redcar: holiday destination of the future?

Probably not. Sadly I feel Redcar’s days as a prosperous seaside resort and steel making hub are behind it. There is still a pleasant beach though. Much to my surprise there was a small tourist information office in the town center where a helpful lady directed me along the beach towards the last remnants of […]

On camping

In summary: it’s better to speed a little extra and stay in a B&B. Here’s a photo from the moor near Kildale showing the moody rain clouds that were a near-permanent feature of this trip.