Category Archives: Maine

posts about Maine and other States in New England

A New England Wedding

On Saturday we attended the wedding of my wife’s nephew. The wedding was held at Butternut Farm Golf Course near Stow in Massachusetts . But of course we had to get there first. So at 04:45 on Thursday morning we … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

The weather was good with temperatures in the low 50’s °F – its often much colder at this time of year. There were going to be 13 of us for Thanksgiving Dinner and as we wanted enough left overs to … Continue reading

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Coming to America

We’ve got a pretty good routine working for flying to America. It starts with driving down to Heathrow the night before the flight and staying in a hotel close to the airport – usually the Park Inn as it does … Continue reading

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A Thanksgiving Wedding

So what did you do on the Saturday following Thanksgiving on Thursday and the madness of “Black Friday”? Did you take it easy and watch some TV, or did you venture out to do some shopping hoping that things would … Continue reading

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American Customs

On Monday after returning from our weekend away in Kennebunkport I went to my first basketball game. It was a game between the Maine Redclaws and the Springfield Armor at the Augusta Civic Center. I had no real idea of … Continue reading

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What’s in a name?

There’s just something about the names of places in Maine: Perkin’s Cove, Nubble Rock, Cape Neddick, Cape Porpoise, Goat Island.. They sound like places out of a pirate story, but they’re all very real and we didn’t see a single … Continue reading

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The Rain in Maine…

…was mainly on the Interstate. The weather was pretty lousy when we drove down to Heathrow on Friday night and we took it steady on the M4 but several lunatics in BMW’s steamed past us at speeds that must have … Continue reading

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Look out Maine…. here we come!

Well not until some time on Saturday but we’re on the taxi-way. The house is pretty much cleaned up and de-fluffed and the parents will be here later this afternoon to house and cat sit whilst we’re away. Cameras are … Continue reading

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Life, and stuff

Well this weekend is the Friends of Cheltenham Samaritans beer festival.  This is their third annual beer festival and if the other two were anything to go by then this too will be a great day out and with a … Continue reading

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Back at Home

Well we got back home on Friday. Had a couple of minor problems with luggage but its sorted now. I will be writing up some posts about the rest of the time in Maine when I’ve got some time… like … Continue reading

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