Getaway To Wales

No invading army ever took Pembroke Castle. Needless to say the cafΓ© inside was never reached either, so no conqueror ever enjoyed one of its excellent cappuccinos.

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Weekend In Cambridge

Bridge Street started to go into β€œnight mode” during our meal, as people, particularly women, dressed up for a Saturday night out began to saunter by.

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Along The Norfolk Coast

Otherwise religiously indifferent British would likely go to battle stations if some government bureaucrat dared to inform them, “Look, attendance is so small, we will pull that church down and put up a brand new shopping centre.”

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Walking Geneva

I’ve been NEAR Geneva many times, but never ventured into the city center. I’m so pleased I finally did.πŸ˜ŠπŸ‡¨πŸ‡­

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An Unvisited Subcontinent

I find myself increasingly wanting eventually to write something that includes India. What I consider a major hurdle, however, is I have never been there.

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The Shadows Of Tomorrow

The debates over statues continues. In one sense, it is wonderful to see people actually questioning who these people all were when they lived. On the other hand, it is also the case that fewer and fewer Americans actually appear to be deeply knowledgable about the history they are arguing about: I don’t normally link […]

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Our World According To Travel Posters

As a writer, words mean a lot to me; but often artwork can tell a convincing story too, of course. Over on Pinterest, I’ve found some links to “vintage” travel posters, and given you’re here I thought you might get a smile out of them. It can be fun reflecting upon how destinations have long […]

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Desperately Seeking (Blog) Subjects

I noticed yesterday that over on Twitter Giulia has been asking…and, it sounds, asking increasingly desperately… I’m surprised by that. Her blog is more than worth a read and follow already. No need for coffee or tea bribery either. Generally, if stuck – for some reason – for a post topic, the first question I […]

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