Monthly Archives: September 2014

On the Job

A monster Magnolia Fig tree some one thousand years old… a href=””&gt;</ On the Job Writing outside in the open air is like swimming with no clothes. Apart from the exhilaration, there’s an elicit thrill just below the surface of … Continue reading


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Cadiz, Andalucia, Spain

Cadiz, Andalucia, at the terminus of road and rail, is surrounded by the sea except for a narrow isthmus. It is reportedly the oldest continuous settlement in Europe and still very much alive. It’s a stunning city, where relics of … Continue reading

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Shut the Bloody Gate

Just one bowl of porridge before I jet away to Cadiz, Andalusia for a few weeks of eating, walking, swimming and hope fully some writing about what ever tickles my fancy Why Cadiz? For many years Cadiz has been a … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Merchandise

Merchandise… Aside from a pre-occupation with reproduction, food gathering and vanity, man is fixated with an insatiable urge to shop which  knows no bounds. Where better to see this frenzy than in a market place, here in Udaipur, Rajasthan, India. click on … Continue reading

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WeeklyPhotoChallenge: Dialogue

Dead Wood or Die-a-logs commenting to each other on passers-by… ‘Why’s he taking a picture of us?’ ‘Nothing better to do perhaps.’ ‘Apparently he’s written a book.’ ‘What sort of book?’ ‘It’s a Log Book.’ Click the link to find … Continue reading

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Scotland Decides…

 There’s a change in the air north of the border…  Scots with their bairns and burns bagpipes and Bal-moral high ground Trossocs and Gorbles, Highlands and borders, Lochs and tartan socks Haggis tweeds Bannocks and butter scotch Kilted and sporraned. … Continue reading

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