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Joy.

I am again stuck in an !@?)*# airport waiting for a !@?)*# plane that's been !@?)@ delayed! How do they get delayed? There's nothing but sky in their way! And look at what i have for a view. Lovely. At least when a train is delayed you're unlikely to be locked into the station and… Continue reading Joy.

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Be careful what you wish for – part 2

The weather gods don't like to be mocked. They sent me a wind which, if it wasn't the Mistral, could totally kick the Mistral's ass. My little camp was well sheltered by hedges so I would have been fine if the wind had come alone. Unfortunately for me, it brought its chum Pouring Rain along… Continue reading Be careful what you wish for – part 2

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Beltane

My favourite time of the year! Days are longer, the sun is warmer and everything is bursting with joy and life. These are the days when spring shifts, inexorably, towards summer. These are also the days when I, by longstanding personal tradition, embark on my first journeys of the year. In a few short hours… Continue reading Beltane

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Be careful what you wish for…

I'm stuck in Palma de Mallorca! The flight from Santiago was over an hour late and the gate for my connecting flight was miles away so I missed it. It seems I will have to set up home on this island... Later: Hurrah! I contacted my fine insurers who told me to "Do what [I] need… Continue reading Be careful what you wish for…