Category Archives: Nightmare in Paradise

# Weekend Coffee Share: 18th February 2017

Welcome and come on in and have a cup of coffee. ┬áLet’s sit outside until it gets too hot. There is a gentle breeze blowing and the orchestra of birds are creating a new composition mixing one bell note with … Continue reading

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Adventure:Weekly Discover Challenge

I’d love to be able to say that when we entered the tunnel our adventure unfolded like Alice’s Adventure in Wonderland. But it didn’t. I’ve had my share of adventures that are perhaps out of the ordinary. Life on a … Continue reading

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Chance Encounter:Discover Challenge

These photos have absolutely nothing to do with the tale I’m about to tell but photographically they put me in mind of a chance encounter. So many chance encounters happen every day, some are memorable, most are not but some … Continue reading

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Chocolate Bacon Bomb Pie: 99 Word Flash Fiction

When it comes to adventure of the extreme sports variety I am more than happy to sit on the sidelines watching the action (or in this case watching the video). I’d love to be up there lost in the beauty … Continue reading

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Early Doors and Windows on Tanna: Cee’s Fun foto Challenge

Arriving on the island of Tanna on the undulating grass strip we were excited to alight from the middle door and watch the cargo leave from the rear door. Our prospective business had a superbly positioned restaurant perched on the … Continue reading

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99 Word Flash Fiction: Unwanted/Wanted

I’d wash my clothes at the seaside with the women. I’d learn to agitate them in the salty suds and beat them clean on the rocks. My clothes wouldn’t last long, but friendships would be forged with the women. Emi … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Special: Adrenaline

The skies around Yasur volcano are pumped with adrenaline and certainly a sky and an experience that you wouldn’t forget — ever. Particularly if you were a strapping Scottish lad who had flown in for an overnight stay at our … Continue reading

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