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Ian Pattinson

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Copyright 2015 Ian Pattinson

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So Much To Answer For



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Chain hotels are built to a reassuring pattern. Wherever you are in the world the rooms are laid out the same, the colour scheme is familiar and the furniture is made to the same pattern. Only the flourishes added at the end give a hint of locale. It was the paintings of can-can girls and Montmartre which reminded Gerry Edwards that he was breakfasting within shuttle bus distance of Paris Charles de Gaulle airport.

That and the lack of a decent Full English breakfast.

Edwards liked a good croissant as much as the next man, and these had just the right mix of crispy shell and fluffy insides, but for the work of the day to come he felt he deserved something heartier. At least the coffee was strong.

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