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La Grande Randonnee – Day 2 – Bergerac 0

La Grande Randonnee – Day 2 – Bergerac

From 2008-09-17 M8_bergerac According to Wikipedia, the medieval town of Bergerac had nothing to do with Cyrano de Bergerac. However this has not stopped the local residents from putting up a statue to the...

an incendiary week 0

an incendiary week

I don’t know what is wrong with London this week. Despite my doom-laden prediction in the last blog, the Whole Foods Market did not burn down (though there was a distinct smell of smoke).However...

photographic fame at last 0

photographic fame at last

Was in Trafalgar Square on Sunday after visiting the National Gallery. I am trying to tick off every painting in “1001 Paintings to See Before You Die”, but it’s going a bit slowly.On my...

Ishmaelia mon amour 0

Ishmaelia mon amour

20080706_Conakry Early July, I found myself back in Ishmaelia (aka Guinea, aka country #21). After my disappointing encounter with country #22, and my failure to leave the grounds of the hotel on my last...

Southwest 0

Southwest

2008-05-31_berry_farm as usual, writing blogs for things that happened months ago…Back in Perth for a few days in May, managed to sneak down to Busselton and try out the new (or at least less...

autumn harvest 0

autumn harvest

2008-05-29_autumn_harvest one of the (arguably) nice things about being away from home for a few months is that you get to see things grow and develop in magic snapshots, like timelapse photography. I went...

Sydneyside 0

Sydneyside

2008-05-17_sydney Oh dear,despite best intentions, I haven’t improved my blogging frequency. Blame air travel. I’m back in Perth this week after a week in Sydney.The haul from London to Sydney wasn’t too bad. The...

dogs in space 0

dogs in space

no pictures for this one, just a few thoughts.Now the days are longer, I walk to work through the park. One of the odd joys of Kensington Gardens is the happiness that it brings...

badly behind in blogging 0

badly behind in blogging

I have been very remiss in keeping up with my vow to blog every week. Sometimes life just seems to move at a pace faster than your fingers can type.I have had a few...

Turner’s London 0

Turner’s London

20080309_Southwark Sunday the 9th was the day before the gales that blew all over England and led to a miserable cold and windy week. Perversely, London chose to be at its prettiest, giving us...