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The things I love are not at home

This is the two hundredth post here on Walking Talking. I don’t know what you get for doing something 200 times. Writer’s block, probably, or cramp. 1,744 more words


Friday's Photo Feature - Custode, Philomena and Lena

I don’t know when or where this picture was taken but my guess is that it was taken in the early 1930s in the back yard of Custode’s house in Dunbar. 321 more words

Giorgio Family History


Most Saturdays, my football experience is confined to checking the scores on the BBC Sport website. Correction, one score, since only the fortunes of the Hibees matter in the great scheme of things. 842 more words


Foxtrail Winter Series Race 2...

A night time run, at the end of November, through the forest, after a week of sub zero temperatures and blistering cold winds.

Personally, I can’t think of a better way to spend a Friday night. 652 more words



I was in Dunbar the other day. Not for long, for while I wanted a good walk, time and temperature were against me. While I was there, though, I walked around the Prom to Winterfield Park, a place where, amongst other things, I once played touch rugby (once, I said), lost a  459 more words



A lot of libraries are organised by something called the Dewey Decimal System. Non-fiction books are arranged from 000 to 999, encompassing a whole great sweep of human knowledge with a three digit number, albeit one invariably with quite a few decimal points after. 307 more words