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Things to do in London

Thoughts on spending £17 to ride the train at the Postal Museum

I love a niche museum. The high point for me had to be the Paris Sewers Museum, just down the road from the Musee de L’Orangerie – yes I recommend it, and no I would not have gone if Dad had not taken me there on the false pretence of getting coffee. Anyway, talking niche […]

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Getting crafty
Travel

The Postcards

My parents both turned 60 this year (they first met when they failed science together in high school) and for ages I was stuck for how to celebrate with them. I mean I was across the world, not so easy to plan a party, make a speech or even just hug them on their birthday. […]

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Shopping

The Amazon Locker

As much as I love shopping online, the unhappy side effect is the pain of missing the postman. You miss the delivery, and then either have to wait round for hours for the re-delivery or have to trek to the post office and then spend half a day waiting in line. It gets to the […]

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Shopping
Travel
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Don’t use the new Post & Go machines

I don’t normally use this blog to rubbish things – but these new Post & Go machines are really terrible. The concept is great. To cut down the long Post Office queues they have installed machines where you can buy stamps and weigh/post packages. Some are installed in normal post offices, and some are installed […]

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