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NA ZDRAVI , JEFF.

3-3-16. Max is Not Overly Fond of Mala Strana. Too Many Tourist,s. Know the Feeling. Some Places i Avoid Like The Plague !. Alway,s Had a Soft Spot for Mala Strana, Though. So Many Good Times There. Now Vinhrady !. Too Much New Money !. No Character. People Long to Live There. Not Me. Give Me Holesovice, Or Praha 4, Any Day.

Max,s Book is a Must. For Any Beer Enthusiast. Available From All Good Book Outlet,s. Want to Try Bar,s in Dejvice. Plus Pivovar Antos, Slany. Pivovarsky Dvur, Chyne & Berounsky Medved.

Before Leaving the UK. Was Saddened By the Death of Jeff Baker. Jeff a Cartoonist for the Berwick Speedway Programme. He Played in a Skittle Band. Was a Author Too. Had Many Good Times with Him. Plus the Pivo,s After. He Liked Praha & The Czech Republic. Retired To Look After His Partner, Diane. Because of the Dreaded Cancer. Left Life Before His Loving Partner. He Will Be Much Missed by His So Many Friend,s. He Would Have Liked the " Cheshire Cat ", Which i Drank at the Grain Loft, Manchester Airport. Then Departing to CZ.

Back to Mala Strana. Reach " U Hrocha ", Thunovska 10, Praha. Remember to Go to the Left Hand Room. Quick & Good Service. Manage to Get Window Seat. The Pilsner Urquell, Goes Down a Treat. Fine Mix of Local,s, Plus People from Further afield. All in a Flash. Man Get,s Out a Clarinet, Then Another has a Accordion. Fine Music is Being Played. If Jeff is Looking Down From Above. I am Sure he Would Approve. Na Zdravi, Jeff.

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