BARCELONA

It’s ages ago now, but my 9 days in Barcelona wandering with my newly-purchased Nikon D60 was absolute heaven: The food. Lazing away the morning on one of the many beaches that dot its stretch of coastline. Being entertained by the street performers on Las Ramblas. The architecture. Forget that my high school Spanish didn’t […]

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MURDER AND MAYHEM

Growing up I was exposed to a steady stream of murder and mystery courtesy of my mother. Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple. Sherlock Holmes and Watson. Charlie Chan. Ellery Queen. And the one I truly dreaded: Jessica Fletcher. Each Sunday evening we watched the Cabot Cove, Maine mystery writer amateur sleuthing her way to the […]

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RAINY MORNING PHOTOS

At 6:15 this morning I left the cottage to have a roam with my camera. Of course it was raining. It rained off and on for most of the hour and a half I walked around Hay, water dripping off my linen flat cap. I took oodles and oodles of pictures, but only these ones […]

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WINDY

Who’s tripping down the streets of the citySmilin’ at everybody she seesWho’s reachin’ out to capture a momentEveryone knows it’s Windy How gloriously windy it’s been here today in Hay. I have the tendency to think about life according to music–songs I love, hate, or that were playing during key moments. As I sat in […]

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LONDON TO WALES

It was not the best flight I’ve ever had. In fact, it was horrendous, mostly on account of the spondylitis. BA202 was scheduled to leave at 9:40pm on August 6th, but left two hours after that. We sat on the tarmac for TWO HOURS as the flight crew handed out plastic cups of water for […]

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GOODBYE TO THE HEATH

  My last day in London was Wednesday–what a hard day.  It always is when it’s time for me to go home.  It seems to get harder each time I visit.  I went to say goodbye to the Heath, to walk and think. I first stepped foot on the Heath five years ago, and never […]

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