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Unplanned intimacy, a higher calling and cornbread

I’m at the computer. Typing. Hearing something pop in a good way at the base of my neck from looking higher up at the monitor (thanks to having propped it up with several books I should have given to Goodwill ages ago). 647 more words


These photographs were taken from the car as we drove through Turkey in 1979. We were surprised to see the primitive agricultural methods still in use.


Palmyra, Syria

Photographs of Palmyra taken when we travelled through Syria in 1979.


Hama, Syria

Photographs of interesting architecture and water wheels taken in Hama, Syria in 1979.


Al Azem Palace, Damascus, Syria

I visited this building while travelling through Syria in 1979. It has also suffered damage in the current conflict.


Krak des Chevaliers, Syria

In 1979 I was lucky enough to visit the magnificent Krak des Chevaliers.

This week has brought the unwelcome news that this 12th century fortification has been breached for the first time in it’s history, along with images of the damage it suffered. 10 more words