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Dubai Patterns: Travel Thoughts 2

Whenever I am finally through immigration and customs and in the waiting area (above Brisbane airport) I always have a sense of anticipation. Something is going to happen. I am going somewhere but not far beneath the surface is a … Continue reading

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Canons in Alexandria: Tuedsdays of Texture

Fort Quaitbay situated on the edge of the Mediterranean  at Alexandria dates from the 15th century and has been an important strategic stronghold over the years. The canons however are not quite that old and date back to the reign … Continue reading

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Preparing to travel to Egypt: Travel Thoughts 1

My approach to travel is normally  lazy.  I generally don’t research anything before leaving, I pack the day before or the day of departure and I don’t take a lot with me. This trip was an exception to the rule. … Continue reading

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Carpet Making in Egypt: Tuesdays of Texture

On our first day in Egypt we visited a carpet making school that was close to the pyramids at Saqqara. We were told that education is compulsory in Egypt up to the end of primary school level. In agricultural areas, … Continue reading

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Skywatch Friday: A week of skies from the 10th – 16th February 2018

Saturday 10th February – Coral Sea Sunday 11th February – Coral Sea Monday 12th February – Alotaua Papua New Guinea Tuesday 13th February –  Solomon Sea Wednesday 14th February – Bismark Sea Thursday 15th February – Wewak Papua New Guinea … Continue reading

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Conflict Islands: Silent Sunday

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An Australian’s Perspective of Vernal in Europe: Thursday’s Special

Melting Snows Spring brings life From the succulent lush new shoots of grass, emerging blooms and shoots on trees but for an Australian in Europe in the Spring joy is to be had in being able to visit tourist hot … Continue reading

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