Viper Squad Ten

[ Sunday, May 09, 2004 ]

C'est vraiment une offre tres speciale...
Starbuck [12:26] Comments: 0 []
This blog's been gathering a fair bit of dust over the last week, as Real Life intrudes on my Virtual Existence.

So as a gift to you, dear readers, today I offer you something to enhance your own Real World existence.

The Times newspaper has been offering return trips on the Eurostar from London to Angers, Besancon, Caen, Chalons-en-Champagne, Charleville-Meziere, Dijon, Deauville/Trouville, Epernay, Futuroscope, Le Havre, Le Mans, Les Aubrais, Orleans, Poitiers, Reims, Rouen, Troyes, St Pierre des Corps, Tours, Bale, Belfort, Cherbourg, Clermont-Ferrand, Laval, Limoges, Metz, Mulhouse, Nancy, Strasbourg, Le Creusot, Chalon sur Saone, Agen, Annecy, Aime-la-Plagne, Angouleme, Bordeaux, Bourg St Maurice, Brest, Chambery, Chamonix, Grenoble, La Rochelle, Libourne, Lorient, Lyon, Lyon St Exupery, Moutiers, Nantes, Quimper, Rennes, Valence, Valence TGV, Vannes, Antibes, Arles, Avignon, Avignon TGV, Biarritz, Briancon, Cannes, Carcassonne, Collioure, Lourdes, Marseille, Menton, Montpellier, Nice, Nimes, Perpignan, St Raphael, Tarbes, Toulon, Toulouse or Aix en Provence TGV, all for the bargain price of £70 return (or £140 first class).

Being used to shoddy British trains which proceed at walking pace with a man strolling in front holding aloft a red flag, I was very much looking forward to whizzing down to Marseille this Summer by TGV, guzzling champagne, and watching the cows braying "moo la la" from the top deck of the train. So I snaffled up the necessary passwords from back-issues of the paper in the Library, and dancing around in front of my computer, set about making the order. Mais malheureusement, I was only to find that the offer did not apply to when we wanted to travel. Merde!

Still, I don't want all my hard work to go to waste, so my gift to you, loyal readers, is THE LINK, and the following useful passwords:

18/04/04 WINE (Sunday Times)
19/04/04 CUISINE
20/04/04 CAFE
21/04/04 CULTURE
22/04/04 RELAX
23/04/04 TRAIN
25/04/04 COUNTRY (Sunday Times)
26/04/04 BEACH
27/04/04 VINEYARDS
28/04/04 OLIVES
29/04/04 LAVENDER

You know it makes sense. Just remember Jimm'll Saville's wise words: "this is the age..... of the train."

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