Monthly Archives: August 2012

Climbing Everest


Not one of your ambitions. Not seriously one of mine either but I’ve thought about it. The sense of achievement, the amazing views, joining a select club, a fresh perspective on the curvature of the earth and those who live on it. … Continue reading

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The Olympic Spirit With a Whiff of Ranting


This Olympic games has caught my imagination. It’s in my backyard which makes a difference. For those living here its been like a party. Seen from here it has made the country feel like a community: the world a community. Ok reports … Continue reading

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After Life


Was that her, it seemed so long ago? Another life lived in another age. A young girl dressed  in white, beside the man she’d known since her birth. The son of her dad’s best friend, who played with her in his … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Feast


Slicing its way through the treacley blue sea the cruise liner casts a lone shadow on the water beneath it. No other sight but the waves moving slowly toward an horizen seen only as a thin blur in the fading light. In the dining room   … Continue reading

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