Tag Archives: travel

Pickthanks and Naysayers

Last week, two things jumped out at me: the word ‘pickthanks’ (which was to become a favourite) and a photograph from 1936. Well…the following was the result…   Why I Wear My Cross. In a world of pickthanks, he stood out- … 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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Stranger

This image I took in the Philippines called to mind a poem I wrote just under a year ago… A Stranger   It might take a stranger To show you who you are. Till then you have to carry on … Continue reading

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Diatribe

So much for a 365! The problem is when I am travelling. A week in Borneo without Wifi and then last night, travelling with two small children one of whom decided to get travel sick at the end of the flight- all … Continue reading

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My 100th Post

So…my 100th post already. Thank you to those of you that have ‘liked’ my posts, whether it is for the photographs or for the poetry. It is always encouraging to receive feedback both in ‘likes’ and in comments. So here is … Continue reading

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A momentary glance…

It has been a long, long day. We set off yesterday at four o’clock in the afternoon and arrived here at about ten o’clock the next morning. Travelling is so much fun!  I have had a little opportunity to play with new … Continue reading

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Returning Storms

I haven’t had the possibility of writing for the past few days as I have been in the rainforest of Borneo. What an experience! So you might think I am going to be posting those photographs now but… patience. No, … Continue reading

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