Monthly Archives: June 2012

Y is for York

This week’s letter for Frizztext’s A-Z archive photo challenge is Y.  Last winter I had the chance to visit some friends in York. Here are some of my photos of this charming city.  Now I need to go back during the … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Day (June 18)

I took this photo last fall while walking through Hyde Park.  I think the birds and the Serpentine are my favorite parts of this park.  It is always so lively.

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Gulliver’s Travels

Many writers try to write satire.  And many of them fail.  When they succeed though, it is amazing.  One of my favorite books is Candide by Voltaire.  I’m not sure why satire is so hard to perfect.  It involves a … Continue reading

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Travel Theme: Secret Places

Ailsa’s travel theme this week is secret places.  When I lived in Boston I would walk to work.  For the first year I stuck to the same route.  I would vary which side streets I would meander down, but I … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Close

I took this photo during one of my walks through Brompton Cemetery in London.  I’ll leave it up to the individual viewer to interpret close since it may have different interpretations for each person.

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Travel Photo of the Day (June 15)

The Jardins des Tuileries in Paris has many lovely statues.  These two aren’t the best of the bunch, however, I loved the pigeons.  For some reason they made me smile. They also had these in Paris.  Happy Friday!

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Look what Miles found

We love to walk our dog in Holland Park in London.  The park isn’t as busy as Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park, but it does have a decent amount of traffic.  Even though Miles grew up on one of the … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Day (June 14)

  Do you ever have one of those moments when you feel like a complete idiot?  I have them on a regular basis.  Two weeks ago we were in Paris.  On the first day we wanted to find a couple … Continue reading

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Amélie-World Cinema Series-France

I love quirky characters and I love foreign films.  The French film Amélie, released in 2001, was perfect for me.  The French title is Le Fabuleux Destin d’Amélie Poulain (The Fabulous Destiny of Amélie Poulain).  The film is directed by … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Day (June 13)

Today was a difficult day so I have chosen a travel photo to cheer me up.  I took this photo in Honduras.  Not only is this flower beautiful, but it reminds me of home.  During my childhood, I had a … Continue reading

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