Monthly Archives: September 2011

Absence of Coffee

Absence of Coffee.

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Epilogue: The Magical and Mystical Mystery Tour

Before people went on pilgrimages to Canterbury to see the shrine of Saint Thomas a Beckett, they went on pilgrimages to Winchester – and the saint at the centre of that was Swithun.  Lovely Laura, the jazz singer, reminded me about that over breakfast that … Continue reading

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Beyond The Sea – and Sky!

So from starting the journey over again after 3 years – thanks to the emergence of blogging to help me with it all – and recognising in the process how this blog in itself (and perhaps many others like it, as well … Continue reading

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The Jazz Singer and her Husband’s Tale

Music means so much to me.  Next to travel, it is the thing that keeps me going when I am stuck “in some unforgiving place“, perhaps far away from where I want to be. It is amazing how different kinds … Continue reading

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To Kill a Swan

What inspires or forces people to do something that they would not ordinarily do – or even to make the choice to do it?  This was the thought that occurred to me, just when I had thought that the blogging … Continue reading

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The Truth Be Told

The drive for me to write Matt’s tale essentially began on 7/7/2005 when the bombs went off around London, which led to a chance encounter and a discussion about appreciating others and being able to enjoy a good conversation – and … Continue reading

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Coming to Canterbury

It was with mixed feelings that I finally found my way to Canterbury, following a double decker in, and rather than on one.    Still, I had managed to move on from the quirky romance of only going by double decker … Continue reading

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