Mazda Bongo Friendee Review

Main outside Bongo


I first read about these most flexible and most practical
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Good Coffee on A66 West Bound



In a past life I ran a small cafe in America. Americans know coffee and I learned the hard way that coffee should not be served...

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Indian Food in Darlington, Indian Restaurant

Garden of India


I have fond memories of this place. Over 20 years ago I spent most Friday night here. I have not been back for a while so as I was passing through...

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Pub in Cartmel near Grange - Over - Sands

Kings Arms


Review Kings Arms


Up market village in Cumbria. Well known immaculate village on the west coast. Visitors come from the Lake...

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Restaurant near Chester

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The Grosvenor Arms, Aldford exudes a sense of warmth, hospitality and good home cooking from the moment you enter.

There is plenty of space...

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Zoo in The Lake District, UK.



My first visit to South Lakes Wild Animal Park in Cumbria. Been meaning to go for years, I was in the area so headed its way. Sometimes these...

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Traditional Dinner, Pie and Chips in Darlington

Tayloys Pies


Taylors Pies are well respected in these parts. Now you can eat them with chips or veg in their own cafe on the industrial estate right next door...

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OK Diner



I visited one of these diners on the A1 in Tickencote, Lincolnshire on the way back from Norfolk. The old style A1 reminded me of the USA route...

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Ducati GT1000 Sport Classic Motorcycle - Review

Ducati GT1000


Ducati GT1000. A delightful retro, Sport classic sport tourer, cafe racer, pop to the shops for a pint of milk bike.

The name Ducati...

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Fish and Chip Shop near Darlington

Something Fishie


Fresh fish daily to this chip shop not frozen, a friendly welcome and chat over be counter with he owner and his wife. A credit to the owner of...

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