Day 1 – Aswan

After spending a day in Cairo I'm up early (02:30) for an early flight to Aswan. The next four days are going to be pretty hectic as there's a lot to see between Aswan and Luxor as we sail the Nile. On arrival at Aswan I'm met by my guide, who'll be with me for... Continue Reading →

I Should Have Got There Early

Spur of the moment decision but I decided to head to Bodnant Gardens this morning before the flowers in the Laburnum Arch decay. By the time I walked the dogs it was 10am before I set off. Bodnant opens at 9am. It's only a short drive away but by the time I got there I... Continue Reading →

Miyajima Island

This is going to be a long one, so get a drink, sit down and have a look at the photographs from Miyajima Island. This is only a selection, I spent all day on the island and although I visited the most important temples and shrines, I know I missed some. There was so much... Continue Reading →

Gingaku-ji

It’s three weeks since I got back from Japan and only now am I getting around to really look at the photographs I have taken there. Since I got back we’ve been working on completely renovating and landscaping the back garden to make it more maintenance friendly. This has meant, clearing borders, laying weed matting... Continue Reading →

It’s A Compromise

Well further to my last article about trying to replace Windows Live Writer with Word 2016 as my blogging editor I have come to the conclusion that I'm going to have to compromise. Despite Word being a great editor, for some reason Microsoft decided to remove Flickr as service in the 2016 version. Therefore, although... Continue Reading →

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