Tag Archives: travel

In My Atlas

A bird’s or a child’s view of the landscape can be so different from what the map shows, or our own limited view … IN MY ATLAS the twisted grin of a rural road                                 seen by a crow on its … Continue reading

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4 Artefacts senryu

When we travel we seem to see so many old buildings, castles, churches, houses, or artefacts out in the open. It’s fascinating to see how they are placed, what happens around or in them, whether flocks of birds, or waving … Continue reading

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Anniversary

We’ve just celebrated our fiftieth wedding anniversary with close family and lots of laughter. Great fun. And now for the next 50 … A ANNIVERSARY we came hand-in-hand down the aisle no idea that we would walk into campgrounds       a … Continue reading

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Vivaldi

We were in Venice a few years ago and I had one of those experiences that music can give. Maybe it was the music over Christmas or a bar or two heard distantly yesterday that reminded me of that day, … Continue reading

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Traffic Senryu

We’re so used to traffic, trucks, vans, buses, and cars, that it’s easy to forget how small moments can make poetry. Take a moment as you read these senryu to capture the scene … flies at the car window nosey … Continue reading

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Tourist Senryu

One of the interesting things about travelling is watching other people, other tourists, how we/they behave in another country, how they/we re-act in crowded or rural situations … tourists . . .                                             the cows turn to watch us ***** suitcases … Continue reading

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Flight Delay

This month was renamed in 8 BCE in honour of Augustus Caesar, because it was the time of several of his greatest triumphs. Gladiolus or poppy are the birth flowers, meaning strength of character, beauty, love, and family. And how … Continue reading

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