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what was YOUR trip of a lifetime?

Tell me about your trip of a life time! It’s partly the anticipation of travel that makes it all so exciting – not so? The images you create, the foreign sights and tastes you foresee? Once you’ve arrived is almost passive in its enjoyment as you swiftly appreciate that you are one of a throng of thousands… Continue reading what was YOUR trip of a lifetime?

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A long, slightly rambling blog. Like the tentacles of an octopus. My October. Children are easily embarrassed by their parents when they get to a particular age. They are from a different generation dealing with different parts of their growing selves in ways they cannot yet fully understand, and we have long forgotten. Truthfully, I… Continue reading EIGHT OCTOBER OBSERVATIONS