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08/05/2019:

Photos:

Stone wall above Skipton Woods
Southern Yorkshire Dales

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06/05/2019:

  • A review of Schimmen rond de Parula (Ghosts Around Parula) by F Springer 4

    "F Springer was the pen name (Dutch writers seem to like their pen names) of Carel Jan Schneider, a civil servant and diplomat who spent his childhood in the Dutch East Indies, and worked for three years as an administrator in western New Guinea before his career moved him elsewhere. He draws on his knowledge of the Indonesian archipelago in this fascinating and sobering tale of cultural conflict..." More

  • Photos.
Skipping over the first wave
A session at HPP
The narrowboat chugs off
Bingley

27/04/2019:

Photos:

Rock visitors
Yorkshire
Path along Monk's Lode
Action shots of fenland cycling

17/04/2019:

A review of I Can't Stay Long by Laurie Lee 4

"Laurie Lee acquired fame with his first volume of autobiography, Cider with Rosie, in 1959 - an evocative account of his childhood and youth in the idyllic Gloucestershire hills. I was one of thousands of late-twentieth-century English schoolchildren forced to read it at too young an age..." More


10/04/2019:

Photos:

View to Grantham
Lincolnshire
King of the castle
Yorkshire
Botolph Lane
Cambridge
Paddling
Wales

23/03/2019:

A review of Loners by Sula Wolff 3

"The term "Asperger's Syndrome" is in common use today, but back in 1995, there was no widely-accepted label for the psychological condition whose subjects are characterised by solitariness, the pursuit of obsessive interests, and difficulties in social interaction. We all knew the type, though - the "nerd"..." More


06/03/2019:

Photos:

Willimantic River
Waltham, Massachusetts, and a bit of Connecticut
Suburbia in the snow
A week in Waltham, MA
Sudbury River, Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge
A tour of the cradle of the American Revolution, Massachusetts
City Hall and yellow house
The North Shore of Massachusetts
Atlantic Avenue?
Boston, Massachusetts
From the air
Flying home

18/02/2019:

Photos:

Jaws
Lee Valley Olympic course

11/02/2019:

  • A review of Olijfje by Helga Ruebsamen 3

    "Helga Ruebsamen was born to a German father and a Dutch mother in the Dutch East Indies. Her family was in the Netherlands when the Second World War broke out, and was unable to return home..." More

  • A guest review of L'ordre du jour by Eric Vuillard 4

    "I read this Goncourt Prizewinning work in the original French, in which it is entitled L'ordre du jour. This term can also be rendered as 'The Agenda', which, as I hope to show, might in some respects be a better translation..." More

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  • Photos.
Road
Wharfedale
Mill pond
Cambridge
South end of the village
Fens

28/01/2019:

Photos:

Parrots, possibly
Gunpowder Park, Waltham Abbey, Essex

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