Monthly Archives: April 2015

The Road To Morocco – My Diary, Part 8

It is our penultimate day in beautiful Morocco, our last evening and I aim to enjoy it.  The whole team is now in the pool at 5.00pm, the temperature has increased to about 34C bearable in this dry climate at least with a glass of wine of the cool variety in your hand.  However I have to continue pacing the… (more…)

The Road To Morocco – My Diary, Part 7

Having left the party early, 30 minutes after sunset, I was up before sunrise and in the watery paleness before dawn I am writing this while the bull frogs sleep and the peacocks are bristling their feathers.  The dogs are alert waiting for their next adventure and the cats are stretching their limbs hoping for another boring day of being… (more…)

The Road To Morocco – My Diary, Part 6

Last night I was in bed just after night fall at 8.30pm and awake this morning well before sunrise at 7.00am.  Because of the flatness of the land round here these two events are spectacular affairs with the sun disappearing in the west and springing to life in the east both to cloudless skies.  The Atlas Mountains in the south… (more…)

The Road To Morocco – My Diary, Part 5.

Today the second day of BST was cool and bright at 7.ooam but promises to be warmer than yesterday.  As I mentioned yesterday it is my father’s 97th birthday. He was born on the 31st March 1918, the 10th day of the German Spring Offensive or the Kaiserschlact as the soldiers knew it.  Germany’s last throw of the dice aimed… (more…)