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Author Archives: Fay Foster

About Fay Foster

Still not sure what I want to be when I grow up.

Weak Excuses and Silly Headgear

Dear Floundering Along with Fay readers. On behalf of the management of this blog, we apologise profusely for the lack of updated posts over the  last few weeks. To be honest, a certain someone has been very unreliable and we are not very impressed with her behaviour. She claims she has been too busy doing … Continue reading »

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Travel, Rugby and Some Small and Irritating Mistakes.

My apologies if you noticed that there was no blog from me last week. I would like to tell you it was because I was doing something meaningful and worthwhile (like campaigning for world peace) but in reality I was just too busy stalking rugby players around Paris and London, plus gadding about the South of … Continue reading »

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New Cameras and Annoying Husbands

I want to buy a new camera for various reasons : Our current one is too old and doesn’t take great photos. I joined a camera club and when I showed my camera to the person leading the club, she laughed and said: “What can I teach you with that?” I want to take better … Continue reading »

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10 Travel Tips That Will Save Your Life

What follows is some vital travel information that you simply must read. 1. Don’t take an overnight bus from Delhi to Nanital Hill Station in India because you will spend the entire time screaming, praying, hugging your children and telling them you love them and you are very sorry you didn’t take the train. 2. … Continue reading »

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The Advantages Of Being Forgetful

Now that I am a woman of a certain age (ie getting quite old) and my memory is not what it was (ie not very good at all) I have discovered some advantages which I would like to share before I forget what they are. 1. You can find things (like a long lost pair … Continue reading »

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10 Things To Avoid When Friends Come To Stay.

We had some friends came to visit us this weekend and we learned a few valuable lessons in the process: 1. Make sure you know that there is more than one bus service from the Vienna airport to Bratislava and where the bus will stop, because if you are waiting at the wrong place it … Continue reading »

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He was definitely in the wrong!

My husband Greg and I had an argument the other night. I won’t bore you with the sordid details but suffice to say; he was most definitely in the wrong. He stormed off to bed, leaving me stewing over divorce lawyers and how we should divide up the dog.  “I’ll show him”, I thought and … Continue reading »

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Naked Men, Wine and Exercise

Don’t you just hate it when people brag about their weekend because it involved some form of vigorous exercise? You know, they ran a marathon or climbed a mountain,  blah blah blah. “So, what did you do?” they then like to ask, with a smug look. “Oh well I um…spilled toast crumbs in the bed……..watched … Continue reading »

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Ten things it is better not to do in Europe

I have lived in Europe for long enough now to have figured out a few things it is better not to do. Don’t make too many trips from Bratislava to eat a lemon tart that you discovered in a cafe in Vienna because soon your jeans will not fit and people like your husband will … Continue reading »

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Where in the World is Weirdo Woman?

Shamelessly copying from Where in the World is Waldo? (not to mention a friend’s occasional Facebook status) this very strange woman has been spotted in various locations around Europe. See if  you can guess where she is in each photo. The prize will be something very special. Perhaps an all expense paid trip to each of … Continue reading »

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