Category Archives: Europe & UK

Have you ever – lived your dream?

Wow! Where does the time go? So much for all my promises and intentions to post more regularly on this blog! But I have been putting the time to good use – I promise! Which brings me to the purpose … Continue reading

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Bush fragrance

Have you ever… taken the time to really get up close and personal with a small creek? I don’t mean those terrible polluted urban waterways that sometimes earn the name creek – I mean the real thing. Perfectly clean and … Continue reading

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A piece of the moon

Have you ever spent time gazing at our amazing moon and wondering what it is like to be up there on the moon’s surface – looking down on earth? Or perhaps you (like me) have wondered why the myth was … Continue reading

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Dragonflies in Dijon

It seems that April is turning out to be a month of reaching milestones for “Have you ever…“. Along with my 100th post, I have recently been humbled to realise that I now have over 200 bloggers who find my … Continue reading

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Have you ever…. been to the Harz Mountains?

Regular readers will have noticed a quiet spell on this blog for a few weeks. The reason is that I was presented with an opportunity to realise one of my life’s ambitions and it was too good to pass up, … Continue reading

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Travel Challenge: Lichens on an old stone wall

There are many, many old stone walls in Scotland. All were built by hand, each stone being carefully selected and placed to maintain the strength and stability of the wall. The most amazing walls I saw while cycling in this … Continue reading

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I wish I were a talented artist

Before the advent of photography, people were taught to draw and paint to capture the things they saw in everyday life. Some painted people, others replicated images of natural scenes. Great battalions and their uniformed leaders also featured greatly. Some … Continue reading

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