Author Archives: Tim

Mad dogs and Englishmen part 4 – the end!

Berlin 2 To keep thing simple we had decided to book the same hotel we had on our outward journey, still lots of kids in the hotel . We decided to keep things simple and our evening meal was in a Taiwan rice restaurant at the main station, it was something different. Tomorrow which was… Read More »

Mad dogs and Englishmen Part 3

What is a Railway Station? I mentioned the Berlin central station or to give it its proper name Berlin Hauptbahnhof, (there are actually 5 station in Berlin starting with the name Berlin, so knowing exactly which one you want is useful). To call Berlin Hauptbahnhof just a railway station belittles its, think of it more… Read More »

Part 2 Mad dogs and Englishmen

The start to the trip started OK until we got to King Cross as expected. Very crowded underground (@ 8 pm) long walk from the underground station until we surfaced outside King Cross. railway station and the rain. The map had showed the hotel a short walk of a quarter of a mile from the… Read More »

Mad dogs and Englishmen……..

Part 1 Go out in the mid-day sun or so the song goes but in this case it would be more appropriate in saying Mad dogs and Englishmen make their own travels arrangements for a trip across Europe. The background It goes back to earlier this year when talk moved onto the annual trip the… Read More »

it is to slow

It has been a couple of weeks since I started this new blog and very little has happened at least on the surface. What should of been an evenings work turn into a couple of weeks slog of sending emails to tech support and then wait 24hrs for the reply., then send an email back… Read More »

the end! a new beginning

I have had a blog under the xendistar.co.uk url for several years but in the last few years it has been gathering dust as I was not updating it. It came to a head a few weeks ago when I noticed that a part from the front page nothing was working all the links seemed… Read More »