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Reasons To Return

Reasons To Return

‘The land is always there… it is you who has to return.’ – Munia Khan.  I ran into a woman from the Netherlands whilst crossing the Dursey Strait on a cable car to go and walk around Dursey Island. It was one of those chance encounters where we didn’t catch each others names or plan to meet again later, but we walked together for much of the way and chatted aimiably about many things. The weather was pretty bad. Dense…

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The Long Journey Home: Exploring Architecture

The Long Journey Home: Exploring Architecture

‘The mother art is architecture. Without an architecture of our own we have no soul of our own civilisation.’ – Frank Lloyd Wright. I blame P for the fact that, when I flick through my photo albums from our Long Journey Home, the majority of my photos are of buildings and architecture. His strong interest and enthusiasm for the subject has obviously rubbed off on me. Not that I mind in the slightest. Apart from food, something that I don’t always…

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The Long Journey Home: A Taste of Europe Part 2

The Long Journey Home: A Taste of Europe Part 2

Above: Eiffel Tower and the Seine. The mood of this photo matched mine that morning – not exactly glum or gloomy but definitely overcast and sombre! It’s hard reaching the end of your travels and knowing you’ll soon be parting ways with your best friend after spending so much together. ‘Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.’ – Omar Khayyam. We travelled to six cities in Europe before arriving back in the UK on 16th June. After…

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