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A Foreign Affair

January 10, 2016 3:29 pm0 comments
A Foreign Affair

Gulls cry bleak in the night with a face-full of briny spray. Like an archaeology dig-site, they peck obsessively between pebbles to unearth remains; a stagnant, cold chip – tonight’s tea. Bully boy tactics for the ‘rats with wings’, help defuse their cravings. A corroded, old skeleton stubbornly sits halfway […]

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Coasting along the coast in Crete.

June 5, 2014 3:37 pm1 comment
Coasting along the coast in Crete.

Enjoy tranquility, beauty spots, culture and adventure – all on offer in a friendly part of Crete. Our holiday base, Kalyves, is situated just 10 miles from Chania Airport. We booked our trip with the usual criteria in mind: sea, sun, idyllic beaches, fresh food and opportunities to speak pigeon […]

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Exploring Iceland

October 15, 2013 7:53 pm0 comments
Exploring Iceland

Just before your visit to the Moon, there is one landscape on Earth where you can familiarise yourself with the lunar terrain. The Apollo crews used it before their expeditions, or if you’re Ridley Scott and need an alien world for your next film, replete with angry volcanoes and spectacular […]

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FILM REVIEW: Monsters University

July 28, 2013 1:06 pm0 comments
FILM REVIEW: Monsters University

Back in 2001, Pixar worked their magic on Monsters Inc. and delivered a cute, thought-provoking, hilarious film which has since remained one of the most beloved family films ever. Following its success and worldwide fame, a sequel had been rumored. However, Pixar go down a different route and instead produced […]

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Book review – Cursed: An Alex Verus Novel by Benedict Jacka

May 19, 2013 9:11 am0 comments
Book review – Cursed: An Alex Verus Novel by Benedict Jacka

This is a book that I picked up at my local library because I was looking for a nice fantasy to get lost in. The key to creating a good fantasy book, I have learned, is to put a unique twist or to view something from a unique angle in […]

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The Great Savanna, an Escapade to a Lost World

June 17, 2012 7:06 pm1 comment
The Great Savanna, an Escapade to a Lost World

There is a place in the remote lands of Brazil, Guyana and Venezuela called the Great Savanna. The vast tropical grassland of unspoiled nature which is inhabited by several indigenous groups evokes the feeling of a lost world in time in the midst of technology and global modern societies. I […]

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