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The Farewell Party.

I can’t remember where I heard the story; but a gentleman invited all his friends to a Farewell Party. As I recall, he was a friendly enough chap with a houseboat on the Thames. 1,116 more words


Big Changes On The Horizon

In my last post Holiday Road, I alluded to some of the big changes happening in our family’s life, but Susie and I just wanted to spell out the big change that we will soon experience, so everyone understands. 1,314 more words

Ocean City

What Is A Bank?

Today, they are symbolized by the skyscraper. A polished and very expensive skyscraper at that. If you are allowed inside the massive and opulent atrium on the ground floor, the richness of the fittings will dazzle. 1,309 more words

Modern Times

The Toilet Cleaner.

Here in the West, there are menial jobs that are done by those who cannot get any other work. The British didn’t want to pay a decent wage to the drivers of their busses, so chose to import labour from the Caribbean instead. 1,441 more words

Modern Times

How it all started

“One day I’m going to buy a yacht and go off sailing around the world” my partner Ben said to me on our first date. “Cheers to that” I replied whilst silently thinking to myself that so many people make these kind of passing comments but never action them. 400 more words


Black And Red.

The Safety Of The Blindingly Obvious.

It was during the time that I helped as a painter at the Stoomstichting Nederland, a museum that preserves German steam locomotives in Rotterdam. 1,196 more words

Modern Times

Two Portraits.

I was chatting with a friend on Facebook, which led me to post his earlier than planned.

It was two weeks ago that I visited the Museum de Fundatie in Zwolle, and their exhibition… 1,589 more words