Category Archives: travel

New Year’s Eve in Akureyri, Iceland.

Virtually any public holiday in Iceland means lots of fireworks… and this was the big one. Continue reading

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Ceiling of the Templar chapel in London, England.

I’ve been to this twice now as I find the chapel fascinating and lovely inside. We also found out about the tradition of the choir there and the chapel’s involvement in the community.

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Cole’s Bay, Freycinet National Park, Tasmania

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Wineglass Bay, Tasmania

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Christmas Day, Hobart, Australia

A leisurely Australian Christmas Day at the Hobart waterfront.

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View of Rydall Water

A walk in the summer of 2013, int he Lake District, this time around Rydal Water, the trail taking us past Wordsworth’s house, up the hill to a cave filled with a large pond, and down again, thankfully, to a … Continue reading

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St Olav’s Day, Torshavn, Faroe Islands, 2013

A choir member glanced back at the camera as I took this photograph at the St Olav’s Day ceremonies. The overcast sky and occasional shower of rain did nothing to the colour and joy of the day.

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Banksy at Belmont

Strolling down a road just off the motroway at Belmont, England, near Durham, I spotted this Banksy effort [or copy?] sprayed on the wall of a service shed near the shopping development. Nice to have a brush with fame!

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Durham, England, 2013

in England we were fortunate to be out and about on the annual festival day with brass bands playing Madness songs as well as old standards, the sun shining, and the streets thronging with people.

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Dining room, Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

Even the cafe in the V&A was amazing!

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