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Beyond the Pale - A 'pale' is a fencepost. The English Pale was a boundary in Ireland marking out the part of Ireland under direct English rule circa 1450 (which included Dublin and environs). Those that lived 'beyond the pale', outside of English rule, were considered out of control and uncivilised. You decide...

Saturday, January 26, 2013

Salt Lake City - The Book of Mormon and Other Good Reads

In David Cameron's words - "the middle of nowhere"

U-U-U-U-U-U-UTAH SAINTS

A few years ago a couple of our best friends, Finn and Killian, moved from the cut and thrust of crazy London to the bubble and squeak of sleepy Salt Lake City. This has allowed us the pleasure of visiting SLC on more than one occasion (F and K are magnificent hosts).


Friday, January 25, 2013

Lake Tahoe – Sunburn and Snowflakes

Ta-Hoooooo

GNAR, GNAR, POW, POW

When you live in Northern California there are three things you must do or they take away your love beads... 
  1. Go to wine country, get horrendously drunk and punch someone (I’m kidding, it doesn’t have to be in wine country)
  2. Drive the Pacific Coast Highway, throwing as much rubbish out the windows as possible (Noooo, only recyclable stuff of course)
  3. Ski in Tahoe