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Life and death on the Holy Ganga

17 May 2015

Varanasi and the Ganges is life lived in the open.   More so than any place I have visited so far.

Our adventure started even earlier than normal when my friends’ driver didn’t turn up for the 5am pick-up and there was a significant traffic jam on the way to the airport. 630 more words


Sisterhood of the World!

Some time ago now I was lucky enough to be nominated for the sisterhood of the world blogger award by the wonderful Carissa Hickling aka… 1,175 more words


Wandering barefoot in a palace

4 May 2015

Jodhpur, India

There are times that I have the audacity to feel sorry for myself…now is not one of those.  I’m staying this weekend in a Maharaja palace (Umaid Bhawan).   415 more words


This changing light

Adelaide stretches out in the changing light between the hills in the east and Gulf St Vincent to the west.  This seems appropriate in view of my imminent return to Adelaide, north to south, changing from autumn to spring. 16 more words

South Australia

My Korea

안녕하세요 (Annyeonghaseyo) or hello to anyone who wants to take the time to follow my ramblings while I’m stationed here in Seoul, Korea.

Disclaimer: This blog isn’t intended to be anything more than a simple exercise in verbal diarrhea and is “my opinion” on everything I see, hear, smell and feel about Korea its people, places and culture both good and bad. 316 more words


Closer to fine

You have to be close up to see these little flowers, brave pioneers of a spring not yet arrived. 143 more words

South Australia

Memories that seep colour

11 April 2015

Chennai, India

Technically my time living here in India will come to its end in the next few weeks. Not even just in a Catch-22 way; given the dates on my paperwork have a typo that, at the time, was one of many new Indian beaurocracy challenges too hard to correct. 144 more words