Thailand – Before mass tourism

This photograph is about ten years old. I rediscovered it when searching for something else. At the time as I took this photograph I remember photographing monkeys playing on the telephone wires that rang from pole to pole along the street and musing on the risks to life one encountered in that lovely country. Things…

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The Cassowarry!

Featured image credit: andyasskwoo from Pixabay It’s one of those OMG moments when something I’d been told about but could scarcely believe, actually happened. I wrote about the Australian Cassowarry in a post a few months ago and now today I read that the bird has actually killed someone. The cassowary, a large, flightless bird…

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PROVENCE – Villages & Towns

The views from Paris down to Avignon of tiny, half-deserted medieval villages perched on steep hillsides, red geraniums and lime-green ferns tumbling over balconies, fertile valleys of yellow corn and wheat, occasionally highlighted with a blaze of red poppies like a Van Gogh landscape, and the occasional field of wild irises and lavender

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Plaza de España, Seville

In Seville last week I had my camera stolen on the third day of my four-day break, a major blow as this time it was my zoom camera so the images I took were different to those I’d taken on my last visit and, I like to think, better. However, after an evening of crying…

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