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Weekly Photo Challenge: Fleeting Moment

Outside of Los Angeles, just down the coast from Huntington Beach you will find Laguna Beach. It contains a secret place that’s absolutely made for this week’s challenge. Well not quite as the photos don’t depict a street scene as such, … Continue reading

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Rats in the neighbourhood

I used to adore Fairy Tales when I was a child in fact if I think about it I still do – something about the escapism from the perils of the ‘real world’. One of the books I was given … Continue reading

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Upgraded…I wish !

Another day, another airport…why oh why can’t everyone just be consistent. I was flying to Hannover via Schipol as due to the late booking I couldn’t get a direct flight, nor because I hadn’t booked them did I end up … Continue reading

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Travel Theme: Parks

It’s that time of the week again and with reference to Ailsa’s latest posting found here http://wheresmybackpack.com/2012/06/22/travel-theme-parks/ here is my interpretation. Now there are loads of Green Parks I’ve been to, you know the ones where there are acres of nothingness aside of … Continue reading

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Sol stood still

Sumer Solstice is was today. Sol + stice derives from a combination of Latin words meaning “sun” + “to stand still.” As the days lengthen, the sun rises higher and higher until it seems to stand still in the sky. … Continue reading

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Travel Theme: Secret Places

My submission to the Travel theme : Secret Places, as per the original posting by Ailsa which can be found at http://wheresmybackpack.com/2012/06/15/secret-places/ I feel a bit of a fraud as I’ve already talked about it on my blog before but this … Continue reading

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Just google it !

Airports – Love them or hate them what you can’t do (mostly) is be humorous in them or apparently ask ‘difficult’ questions ? I was in the queue for security (again) when I was approached by one of the designated … Continue reading

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Up up and away

“Would you like to ride in my beautiful balloon ?  Would you like to ride in my beautiful balloon ?  We could float among the stars together, you and I,  For we can fly we can fly” 5th Dimension Actually … Continue reading

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Quote for today 26.05.12

“All adventures, especially into new territory, are scary” – Dr. Sally Ride

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One scoop or two ?

Another of my hotel stays once found me in Istanbul – the gateway to the Orient. So was I booked into a traditional Eurasian Hotel…no I was actually booked into an Ice-Cream Factory. Well not quite… but when I heard … Continue reading

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