Camelot in Wales

This was where a Roman Legionary in first-century Wales could come to escape being shouted at by a Centurion or skirmishing with the local ancient Britons.  Here, he could hang out with his friends in the immense open-air swimming pool that once held more than 80,000 gallons of water, and after a swim he could play ball games, or gamble, have a massage and even buy a fast-food snack.

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Life in Colour – Orange

Linked to Life in Colour at Jude’s here Orange is still the colour.

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Life in Colour: Orange

Linked to Life in Colour at Jude’s here I’m going with the very obvious here, orange is for oranges: Moving on to Thailand and the orange-robed monks from that country. I have many Thai Buddhist friends and, when I’m there, they usually include me in any ceremonies that they are attending so I was highly honoured…

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I’ll Be Back Again, Next Year

Linked to Six Word Saturday here It’s been two years now and I can’t wait to return to the cities I love in Spain and Italy. Top of my list will be Seville from where it’s just a short trip by train to Cordoba. May 1922 free us from the fear of getting Covid and…

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Pull up A Seat Photo Challenge 21

PLACES WE SIT…OR MIGHT SIT…OR THINK ABOUT SITTING At Beziers, not far from Narbonne in France, there is an olive press with the best olives in the world and when I visit friends in the area, I buy as many of these, the Rolls-Royce of olives, the Lucques, as I can carry home. Here, among…

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One Word Sunday – Bridge

A selection of lesser known bridges away from the crowds in London, where life is slow, barges are still transporting goods on the river, and the peace and calm is a far cry from the hub and bustle of the Thames we are more familiar with. Then a hop over to Seville in Spain, where…

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Life in Colour 21

Link to Jude here. Jude has asked for White or Silver this month. First up, a couple of Spain’s White Villages, whose whiteness demands sunglasses at all times to cut the glare.

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Italy’s Cable Car Tragedy

The terrible accident yesterday in Italy sent me to my photographs of the time I spent there just over two years ago. The Italian lakes are beautiful at any time but my week there was exceptional, especially in the town of Stresa with its access to so many other towns along the lakes and to…

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Just One Person – in Madrid

Linked to Just One person from around the World at Cady Luck Leedy I was reminded of this man and his 100-year-old leather glove-making shop when I read a recent post of Cady’s so I dug out my photographs and scanned them in. I have no dates on them, no details, but I know it was…

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