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Greece 2011: arrived to do my bit for the Greek economy

In the event take-off from Manchester Airport was only delayed by 50 minutes.  After a very pleasant amble in the sunshine along the river into Stockport to do last minute shopping in the morning it started to rain as we … Continue reading

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Amorgos: last day, lots of colour

Saturday was the beginning of a three-day journey home.  Strange limbo kind of day.  Beginning with waking early.  I sleep with the French windows wide open and as I woke and opened my eyes the sky beyond the mountains was … Continue reading

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Nisyros: rocks and butterflies

Apologies for the delay with the blog, the internet connection has been very poor. Saturday was an easy day in walking terms.  After a season skiing in Canada Ruth and Tim had had little exposure to the sun.  A month … Continue reading

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On my way

Just a quick post to say that I am finally on my way. Great time at Ruth and Tim’s.  Now at Manchester airport having survived a check-in of the cattle market variety.   My Departure  Gate has just been flagged … Continue reading

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Rambling around the Classic Slum, or Images from childhood and adolescence

It was no good, I had to go back. The morning two weeks ago when I re-visited the bit of Salford I knew as a boy the weather was very grey with the consequence that I took very few photos.  … Continue reading

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Banff and the Bow Valley: Wildlife on the doorstep, walking on the wild side ….. and getting it wrong!

I’m back home now (Thursday evening) but I’ll update the blog with the Canada trip.  The blog below failed to upload in Calgary airport where the WiFi connection cut me off. First of all, apologies in advance if this is … Continue reading

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Frozen North PS

The URL split across two lines so may not work.  Try: http://www.cig.canon-europe.com/p?p=B2HJHBaz7tB

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