Category Archives: Travel

Growing up in Norton.

Growing up in Norton. Now it was a long time ago, but at the time it was an idyllic time in our country which was known as Rhodesia. Where do I begin to tell the story, the sweet love story … Continue reading

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Ronda, Spain.

Ronda, Spain. Yesterday saw us in Gibraltar, today we are heading for Ronda. We get around, round, we get around. Once again Steve is driving, my apologies, chauffeuring. True to form I am clueless as to where we are heading … Continue reading

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Gibraltar.

Gibraltar. A visit there with the family on our trip to Spain. It’s a strange old world in the end because although I had an excellent education, and came from an Old Colonial country. I always thought that Gibraltar was … Continue reading

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Mijas, Spain, heading for the hills.

Mijas, Spain, heading for the hills. Early morning and we go to the Airport in Malaga to collect my youngest daughter and then we are heading for the hills in beautiful Spain. Ostensibly, it is a shopping spree for the … Continue reading

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Puerto Banus, Spain,

Puerto Banus, Spain, our first day in Spain and a quick trip there after arriving from the airport.   Now the most important thing to understand is, the old toppies here on this trip have not been together since 1988 … Continue reading

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Katrina, a Tsunami of Humans.

Katrina, a Tsunami of Humans is just a film I saw in my last year at Plumtree School which had a profound and everlasting effect on moulding whatever character I have. It began when I was selected to tour South … Continue reading

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Ireland, Ring, South West Cork.

Ireland, Ring, South West Cork. Ireland, and a quiet, quite delightful little Ring. A treasure in South West Cork. Ireland, wherever you go the terrible beauty of it. Scenic and picturesque, a quiet, quite delightful Ring in South west Cork. … Continue reading

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