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  • "... a thousand thanks for showing us around in your wonderful and beautiful country!"
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  • "... the Cotswold villages and the vistas were spectacular. The pub lunch was delicious and the atmosphere one of a kind"
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Rob Little’s Blog – musings of an English / British Tour Guide where I not only vent about things that “get my goat” but, also, publish lovely photos and eccentric stories about “this Sceptered Isle”!

Broad Town White Horse today!
Sunday, 18th February 2018

A couple of photos of Broad Town White Horse; perhaps the most elaborate of Wiltshire’s White Horses – this one near Swindon.

Photos taken with my DJI Phantom 4 Pro Drone.

Rob Little
Wiltshire Tour Guide
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FBI…..you should be ashamed……

…..hounding an innocent man when you failed to pick up on the threats of the latest school shooter.

Rob Little
Seems that the annual toll of 30,000 dead is all the fault of the FBI…..
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The earth moved here today…..but not for me !
Saturday, 17th February 2018

My son felt it in Cheltenham – he said the sofa shook, then the cottage made a noise and the liquid in his drink slopped about !

So pleased for him 😜

Rob Little
Has felt the earth move twice – once in UK once in Greece. How sad is that…..
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A little stoicism at Friday Lunch Club today
Friday, 16th February 2018

Mum, Beverley and I in Biddestone Church where there are “Littles” all over the walls – the home of our family…..

Friday Lunch Club marked a special anniversary today as it is the 2nd anniversary of the passing of my Dad, Reg Little of Kingswear. Mother was her usual stoic self as we spoke of memories of him…..in fact there was absolutely NO mention of BREXIT today!

We decided to have a major blow out at The Bell in Yatton Keynell to commemorate Reggie as eating was one of his favourite things to do!

Rob Little
Son of Reg…..
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Mother’s Steak and Kidney Suet Pudding – an old English favourite but YUK for me – its not the kidney but the suet that I loath!

Beverley’s Lasagne with stinky garlic bread – YUK again for me!

My Fish and Chips – I have been researching F&C this week and have eaten this English staple in three different pubs. This one came second with the The Malters Arms, Tuckenhay third and The Start Bay Inn coming top by a mile although all were very nice.

Mothers massive Lemon Roulard

My Brownie and Custard – some call Custard “Pudding” !

Tetbury, by drone…..

Tetbury this morning !

Rob Little
Tour Guide
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My daughter sent me this saying “One for the blog”…..
Thursday, 15th February 2018

…..presumably from Facebook.

Rob Little
It’s shocking…..
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So is NOW the right time Mr President after 17 more kids die…..?

……or is this just what happens in America and you accept it as “the norm”…..?

Seventeen dead, twelve injured – many critical, its shocking.

With 18 mass school shootings already in America this year as Matt Frei on Channel 4 News said:

There seems to be some kind of low level war going on in America”.

Don’t worry about what the rest of the world thinks…..just DO SOMETHING about it !

Rob Little
So sorry for the families of the dead and injured….again
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The usual shenanigans in Northern Ireland…..
Wednesday, 14th February 2018

The two main opposing parties, the DUP and Sinn Fein have failed to agree on restoring the Power Sharing agreement in Northern Ireland. The disagreements revolve around the usual bigotry – it’s pathetic.

Northern Ireland has been without government for the past 12 months – amazing how well a country can do without government – maybe a few more should try it!!

But hang on, the 90 members of the suspended Northern Ireland Assembly have been receiving their fifty grand a year salary for the past 12 months, courtesy family the British tax payer.

Take their money away…..lazy sods – that might concentrate their minds.

Rob Little
Would love fifty grand a year for doing sod all…..
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…..my card, today, on Valentines Day, to my wife !

Translation hint – the English “Chip” translated as “fries” in the American language!!

Rob Little
British Tour Guide
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Out for the evening with a few of my ex-reprobates…..!
Tuesday, 13th February 2018

Had a great night out at The Old Smokey in Paignton with a few old mates and our lovely, sensible, long suffering wives!

Left to right – Dave Heston, Moi, Ian Mills and Dave Lund.

Dave Heaton I’ve known since I was 18 and no night out “clubbing” was complete without him as he used to protect us if we ended up with a spot of fisty-cuffs after trying to “chat up” someone else’s girlfriend – how un-pc and inappropriate is that?

Ian Mills – prides himself in wearing his hair as long today as in 1972 – we have memories of listening to Deep Purple at maximum volume on Saturday afternoons in his bedroom where we planned strategy for the evening out at the local disco.

Dave Lund I’ve known since I was 11 – he used to “crew” my rowing boat on the river and after being “ordered” to row by Captain Rob, and refusing, he was cast adrift on a bouy in the river for mutinous behaviour while I returned to my grandparents for lunch!!! When I returned after a fine feed he was very distressed but told me last night he was inclined to forgive me!!!

Wonderful lifetime friends – great to meet up!

Rob Little
Tour Guide
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