Category Archives: memories

Singular moments

A comment from Becky this morning had me reminiscing….about those moments, however brief, when you come across something that strikes a chord, sticks in the mind….. Yesterday, it was the Berlin Wall in the early 2000s (apologies for showing this

Singular moments

A comment from Becky this morning had me reminiscing….about those moments, however brief, when you come across something that strikes a chord, sticks in the mind….. Yesterday, it was the Berlin Wall in the early 2000s (apologies for showing this

One Word Sunday: Memory

One word in the title….lots of words in the post! Well, what to post for this….I have very many photographs that can trigger some wonderful memories. And only the other evening, I was thinking of little mementos, and some paintings,

One Word Sunday: Memory

One word in the title….lots of words in the post! Well, what to post for this….I have very many photographs that can trigger some wonderful memories. And only the other evening, I was thinking of little mementos, and some paintings,

I remember it as if it were yesterday / 13

The Pont du Gard, near Remoulins in Provence- I first saw it in spring, 1982, when I visited my parents when they were holidaying  in France.  Many years before, my father had told me about a bridge with no railings

I remember it as if it were yesterday / 13

The Pont du Gard, near Remoulins in Provence- I first saw it in spring, 1982, when I visited my parents when they were holidaying  in France.  Many years before, my father had told me about a bridge with no railings

I remember it as if it were yesterday / 10

A decade or so ago I came across the films of the late Andrei Tarkovsky, after visiting the great gothic abbey of San Galgano  which entailed a fair journey from where we were staying, but I was determined to see

I remember it as if it were yesterday / 10

A decade or so ago I came across the films of the late Andrei Tarkovsky, after visiting the great gothic abbey of San Galgano  which entailed a fair journey from where we were staying, but I was determined to see

I remember it as if it were yesterday / 9

Another place that remains sharp in my mind are the Cathar castles of Lastours, visited nearly nine years ago. Most impressive, as there is a group of four castles strung about the hillside on a rocky spine high above the

I remember it as if it were yesterday / 9

Another place that remains sharp in my mind are the Cathar castles of Lastours, visited nearly nine years ago. Most impressive, as there is a group of four castles strung about the hillside on a rocky spine high above the

I remember it as if it were yesterday / 8

In the ’90s, my parents mentioned a little town in the Vienne that we might like to see on a return from the EuroClassic if we were in the area. One year we did work a route out to take

I remember it as if it were yesterday / 8

In the ’90s, my parents mentioned a little town in the Vienne that we might like to see on a return from the EuroClassic if we were in the area. One year we did work a route out to take

Thursday’s Special: Pick a Word in January – Y4

Crepuscular coded – An oblique look at coded – you can’t see the codes in this picture lofty – Driving back throughout France well over a decade ago,  we came upon this place, with the church on the rock towering

Thursday’s Special: Pick a Word in January – Y4

Crepuscular coded – An oblique look at coded – you can’t see the codes in this picture lofty – Driving back throughout France well over a decade ago,  we came upon this place, with the church on the rock towering

I remember it as if it were yesterday….. / 6

Around three decades ago I visited Crete, and prior to setting out had done some reading. I don’t remember now where I first heard of Spinalonga, but determined to get there somehow. IIn those days, you had to visit in a

I remember it as if it were yesterday….. / 6

Around three decades ago I visited Crete, and prior to setting out had done some reading. I don’t remember now where I first heard of Spinalonga, but determined to get there somehow. IIn those days, you had to visit in a