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An Ordinary Road

I was thinking about some of the wonderful sights I witnessed this summer on my hike through Scotland along the West Highland Way, and it brought to mind how lucky I really am. This photo is from the Glen on … Continue reading

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Another along a similar theme.

So yesterday I was feeling rather ill. Ahh, poor me! Today we hit the town. Raining in Nanjing, photos awaiting development. But it made me think that, when the future is so uncertain we must embrace what we have. What … Continue reading

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A quiet day.

I have spent the day…what have I done? It has been one of those days spent just organising things at home. A rainy winter’s day that fades. Then a quiet evening playing music in the local bar. Nevertheless I have … Continue reading

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Ego.

I have been imbibing the fruits of the vine today; perhaps too much. I have been with friends and I thank them for the warmth they afford me. So tonight a photograph and a pithy haiku I may regret in … Continue reading

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Shirkle Flife.

Shirkle Flife.  Ego strate to top- Get shtatue when ego dy. Now birds shit on hed.

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Happy New Year

In China we are welcoming the year of the horse. There is no doubt this is going to be a year of change for us and I look forward to it, embrace it as I look to see what new … Continue reading

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To My Tortoise

‘To My Tortoise.’   My lids hang heavy o’er my eyes The coffee’s stale upon my tongue My world is slow yet moves too fast, My race, now over, is lost and won.   And hare it is I languidly … Continue reading

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