Six Word Saturday

My patio pot fails in comparison. How I wish I could grow my favourite herb in such quantities. This is truly Mediterranean, typical of a market-stall where the buyers could fill a plastic bag full of the glorious smelling origano for a Euro or two. Linked to http://restlessjo.me/2020/05/30/six-word-saturday-357/

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Cefalù: Resort Town in Sicily

its winding medieval streets flanked with an array of little shops from artisan bakers and designer boutiques to a beautifully tiled pharmacy kitted out with all manner of ancient fittings ….. In between the shops are family-run restaurants serving the freshest of fish and superb local delicacies, and its unique Norman cathedral is right on the street, although set a little way back, its place in the life of the town assured. Doubly so, as there is a bar and a geleteria on the corner!

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Sculpture Saturday

One day late They must have run out of plaques when they erected this sitting man statue on the walls in Salamanca but a student told me it was the writer Unomuno. It’s not shown among the 20 most famous statues in that city of many statues, but I loved it. Link to Sculpture Saturday

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Wish You Were Here

Originally posted on Mari's Travels with her Camera:
Today I got a postcard from abroad!? ?So what? you may think. So absolutely fantastic that I did an impromptu jig in the hallway when I picked it up before reverently placing it in a prominent position so that I could look at it and admire…

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My Memory Bank

Day something in the great lock down and my place is tidier than a monk’s cell so while I’m thinking of what past travels to write about, I’m sorting half a lifetime’s accumulation of trivia, travel books, cards and pamphlets kept from the last great tidying session when I downsized six years ago.   It’s been…

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