Intrepid Optimist

Intrepid Optimist is the place where I can share my stories; fact, fiction and thoughts from the past and present. It’s Written by myself for people who believe adventure knows no age

Monthly Archives: April, 2017

My Magnus Opless

Non-fiction Monday, April 2016. By chance, I have just turned up this little jotting, published in 2013, on IO webpage. Eight years, plus a couple of months later and I am pleased and relieved … Continue reading

April 24, 2017 · 4 Comments

Elephants in the Andes

Non-fiction            Remembering a memorable 1975, Rolls Royce journey through the Andes to a rugby game. El Pub Rugby Club, the first rugby team in Ecuador was … Continue reading

April 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

No Breakfast with Tiffany

  Non-fiction How Fast Eddie’s problems ruined my day . I had just seen David Attenborough off at the airport – as one does – and was in a hurry to meet … Continue reading

April 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

An Englishman gets Cross in Lorraine.

Non-fiction “Of all the crosses I have had to bear, the Cross of Lorraine was the heaviest.” (Winston Churchill 1943) Since President Zarkosy married  his Italian bride, the French appear to … Continue reading

April 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

I’d rather believe Jim

Fiction It was Eric who told me about it.  I wanted to be the first but I hadn’t seen it. I don’t believe he really saw it but he always … Continue reading

April 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

I never said it was the Ritz

  Non-Fiction The Bistro Paris was once a fruitful venture but over the years it’s attraction, along with the charm of the old colonial part of city in which it … Continue reading

April 4, 2017 · Leave a comment
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