Archive for August 3rd, 2009

Holiday snaps

03Aug09

On a calm day in summer it is probably possible to cross Lake Garda (Italy’s largest lake) by stepping from deck to gleaming deck of German speedboats. The credit crunch does not appear to have been too debilitating in Hamburg and Frankfurt. From my vantage point, swimming nervously between the waterskiers in the lake, I […]


“Everyone has to make sacrifices when they are on holiday,” said my son, as I lamented the absence of wi-fi at the campsite. I lay in the sun like a morose, fat, white grub, mentally composing witty and engaging blog postings. If I had bothered to write them down, you would be reading them now. […]