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jungle, jungle

I need you to be the judge here. Or at least a collective jury. And I’ll promise to tell the truth and nothing but the truth. You see, when researching where we might stay and visit in Sri Lanka, I … Continue reading

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secret histoire

So much about the planning (or should I say plotting) of holidays is tactical, I find. There was my mother on the end of the phone asking how the children had done in their French aural exams. And there I … Continue reading

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where am I? (Israel part two)

That moment when you first wake up; that feeling that you can’t quite remember where you are. I had exactly THAT this morning. And then I remembered, it’s Part Two of our Israel adventure and the futon-like bed in which … Continue reading

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mount of olives (Israel part one)

Camera in hand, I unlatched the hotel fire door and crept out onto the scorching roof. It was 5 o’clock in the afternoon but still intensely bright and a solid 30 degrees. The view. The whiteness. The intensity. Suddenly I … Continue reading

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