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August 23, 1842 - "Back to Marbletown and the children"

Marble Town
Tuesday. 23. August. 1842.
A lovely day, but very warm at noon. We rode out to Marble.Town at ten oclcok, had a lovely ride, made doubly interesting by the certainty of seeing my children soon. 91 more words


The South West of England: Pt 4 - Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset

Our next stop was the small town of Burnham-on-Sea, 11 miles away from the larger town of Weston-super-Mare. They have certain similarities, with a long stretching beach, great views of different local islands, and notable piers… 1,635 more words


Walking in Memphis

Are you ever walking alone, admiring the world when you are struck by the realization that at any second you could die?

I think most of us assume we will make it to old age; whether that’s because most people do make it to that age or because we have a fear of early termination I can’t say. 414 more words

Road Trip

Exploring England: Liverpool

Ahhh Liverpool, my always home. Despite having spent the last few years living down South and in France, I will always consider Liverpool to be my first love. 637 more words


Vermont: The Liechtenstein of North America?

Aaah….Vermont! The lush rolling hills of green, home of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream and….and….Well, I guess there really isn’t anything else.

Oh, sorry, there is more in Vermont. 482 more words

The Phil Factor

Mallorca is not just Magaluf! It’s all a matter of taste…

It’s been a while since I wrote about my journeys abroad and to do so about Mallorca feels slightly odd given we have friends and family there which makes it feel like a ‘home away from home’ rather than a trip into the unknown. 1,305 more words