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Venice – a continued wander

I found myself at a Vaporetto stop and took the first boat to the Lido. Upon arrival I headed away from the main thoroughfare, as off the beaten track as you can get in Venice (that concept doesn’t exist as … Continue reading

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Venice – another point of view

  I wandered around Venice, after my leisurely Aperol Spritz. Not thinking, not planning, just wandering about with my camera…

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Venice – another way to do it…

Thursday 01/09/16 I’ve been to Venice before. 3 times in fact. Here I am sitting on a terrace, somewhere near the Naval museum, scribbling on the only piece of paper I can find: my boarding pass (at least I was … Continue reading

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Apples and cider and country homes

Image taken from http://now-here-this.timeout.com/2011/09/24/fenton-house-apple-day-2011/ Apple day is a celebration of apples and orchards and inevitably cider, usually celebrated in the UK in October. So this weekend there was a two-day Apple and Cider Festival at Killerton House, near Exeter. I … Continue reading

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A walk in the woods…

And some six weeks have passed since I last blogged! In that time I have started a course, quit an awful job, gone back to a job I love, had a bit of unemployment, made some new friends, reconnected with … Continue reading

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Charmouth

Last Sunday after a lovely family lunch, I couldn’t persuade anyone to not do “things that need doing”, left all my “things that need to done” and jumped in the car to go to the coast. I went to Charmouth … Continue reading

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No place I would rather be

  Whenever I have time, whenever I need to think, relax, breathe, smile or just be: I go to the beach. It doesn’t matter where I live as long as I am within reach of the coast – so I … Continue reading

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Canterbury tales, or lack of

I didn’t take many photos of this trip all. It was raining that horrid wet-air rain the day R and I went into Canterbury town, so we made the most of it – and quenched the thirst we share for … Continue reading

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Basingstoke to Canterbury

Due to the weather, horrendous flooding and chaos on the roads I almost chickened out of my trip East. So somewhat spontaneously I threw some clothes into my little red suitcase and armed with a road map, scribbled down directions … Continue reading

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Getting out and about!

When I arrived in the UK I made it my mission to be here a year and see what would happen. In that year it was, well is my goal to try and see my country! On foreign soils I … Continue reading

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