0748/Apology from the Author

An apology to all my followers cq. viewers of this site. January was a busy month. But the blog is now updated with:

1d. STEWART-WILSON 2019 (new), as Lady Mary is on cruise again, but in the meantime we made nice plans for the future;
2. ANWAR’S COLUMN with a full month of his experiences in Dutch society 🙂 🙂 🙂 ;
4d. ROYALTY 2019 (new);
5. SOLAR ENERGY (new), where you can follow the where-abouts of the installation and see the monthly reports about: input Kwearnings in €, prevented CO2 emission in Kg and the number of trees planted with this “green” energy.

Presently the weather is far below acceptable. February starts with days of either fog or snow er even both miserable items. My poor solar panels had a fairly good month January 2019, compared to December 2018:

+ 17Kw input, + € 3 earnings, + 6Kg prevented CO2 emission, + 0,02 trees planted.

0713/Birthday gifts

Lady Mary Stewart-Wilson has sent to her Companion Luke by registered mail @ £ 9.05 (€ 10.20 !!!) a cashmere shawl. With his initials on it. Have a good look at the right bottom of the picture! This is a birthday present for 28 February 2019, three months to go… But the reason she has sent it now, is that she will pass the Panama Canal on that date.

But for her Ladyship her companion had chosen a set of Svarovski pens, to be used to write a diary on her upcoming cruises. The envelope was much heavier than the shawl, which can be seen by the 10 (TEN!!!) stamps of each € 0.84. The stamps are designed by myself, and I use a picture that Lady Mary took on our honeymoon cruise in 2016.

0394/Presents from Athens

You have nearly 1M miles

I got a mail from Flying Blue: “You have nearly 1,000,000 frequent flyer miles”. I know the problem, and last February Pierre and I went to Buenas Aires, World business class, 300,000 miles for a return ticket (p. person 🙂 ) and last September to Valencia, European business class, 131,250 miles for a return ticket (p. person).

There was a tempting destination to find: Athens, 90,000 miles for a return ticket European business class.

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Ticket value € 1,310 / £ 1,160 / CA$ 1,980

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Sunset over Thessaloniki

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Dinner

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Jewelry for Lady Mary and Belinda Stewart-Wilson

0363/Royal “Happy Holiday”

TO LUKE & PIERRE:

WE ARE WISHING YOU A HAPPY HOLIDAY

X X X

HM ELIZABETH II, QUEEN OF ENGLAND

&

LADY HELEN MARY STEWART-WILSON, QUEEN OF SOMERSET

0303/Clean shaven

Her Ladyship Helen Mary Stewart-Wilson likes clean shaven men. The Gilette Fusion Proglide was €46 (£40), 3 knives €18.50 (£15.60) and shaving gel €6.50 (£5.65). So far to please a woman…. 🙂 🙂 🙂

0301/Archibald Young

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0166/Buenos Aires

I have too much frequent flyer miles (930,000) so we have a nice surprise:

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Amsterdam February 01, 2017 – 08.55PM dep. KL0701

Buenos  Aires February 02, 2017 –  06.55AM arr. KL0701

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Buenos  Aires February 04, 2017 – 07.00AM arr. Boudica D1702

As Lady Helen Mary Stewart-Wilson will be on an organised tour for a tango show and dinner at “La Ventana” on the eve of February 4th, there may be an (expensive) opportunity to join the party.

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Buenos  Aires February 05, 201 –  05.00PM dep. Boudica D1702

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Buenos  Aires February 09, 2017 –  04.40PM dep. KL0702

Amsterdam February 10, 2017 –  09.55AM arr. KL0702

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