Posts Tagged: tourist season

So where did I put my fowling-piece?

Tourist season continues unabated. Today I was behind a small group of people of both sexes and various ages in what is arguably the most interesting shopping street in town, every single shop something unusual. One youngish man was commenting on the shops in ascathing tone, “a cookery bookshop? Yoga clothes? Another second-hand bookshop?” Apparently

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Tourist season! Where’s my fowling piece?

Having bought cheese, I come out of the cheese shop. A couple, clearly tourists, approach me as I unlock my bike. Tourist #1: Do you know the way around here? Me: Well, yes. Tourist #1: We’re looking for the street with all the old houses. Me: The whole town is full of streets with old

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