The Sea Monoliths

This is Hạ Long Bay, or Descending Dragon Bay in English. Legend says that the Gods sent a family of dragons to protect and assist the Vietnamese in defending their country. Magically, many rock mountains abruptly appeared on the sea causing the invading ships to strike the […]

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Church Of The Savior On Spilled Blood

On the surface, not the best name possible for such a decorative structure. This fabulous display of brightly coloured onion domes, glittering spires and mosaics deserves, I think, something less grim. It actually goes by several names in English tourist literature. Church of the Resurrection, Church of the Spilled […]

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Garden Walk

It’s a lovely thing, to walk a garden. It’s calming and rejuvenating. It can focus the thoughts and center the spirit. It can help with perspective; a quiet garden walk and you may find that huge problem you’re facing isn’t unmanageable after all. It doesn’t matter whether the […]

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The Greatest Thing You’ll Ever Learn

Eden Ahbez wrote the words, but it was Francis Albert “Frank” Sinatra who sang the words. It was the boy from Hoboken, New Jersey who made them famous and they are perfect words to post on this, our 15th wedding anniversary, day. buy the print

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Happy Gerbera

Part of the daisy family, named in honour of German botanist and medical doctor Traugott Gerber, available in a glorious range of colours and they make me happy. Enjoy your day:)

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Let’s Go Fishing

If you’ve traveled to Southern India you will have seen these enormous, and quite wonderful, fishing nets. They’ve become a popular tourist attraction. They’re commonly called Chinese Fishing Nets (supposedly introduced by the Chinese, although some claim it was the Portuguese). More formally, they are Shore Operated […]

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Medivac At Sea

Have you ever wondered what happens if you get sick, really sick, or seriously injured, when you’re at sea? This is what happens. Medivac. Your imminent life threatening condition aside for a moment, you need three things. First, the vessel you’re on needs to be within […]

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G’day

In an effort to help someone start their day with a smile, I left this greeting on a early morning beach walk. I hope I got at least one smile before the tide erased it. G’Day is Australian slang for Hello. Often it’s combined with Mate. So, “G’Day Mate” […]

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