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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, November 30, 2013

Southern California Part 2 - So Cal So Good

"I love you, California"

BEYOND CALIFORNIA DREAMING

We'd bedded down with Madonna in San Luis Obispo, we'd pismo'd about on Pismo beach, we got an eyeful of Marilyn in Palm Springs, what more was in store...




Thursday, November 28, 2013

Southern California Part 1 - So Cal So Good

Rooooooad Triiiiiiip

CALIFORNIA DREAMING

Is it cos I'm cool?

In the days before we had a car we decided to take a Thanksgiving road trip to explore southern california. As with all road trips the two most important questions are… Sensible car hire or ridiculous car hire? What music are we going to play?

We went for the ridiculous car, a Camero convertible. And we started with the old reliables… The Beatles.