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Life is bigger, than three sandwiches.

I went to Oslo last weekend.

It was my second solo trip, and this time I have travel medicine to take. On the way there it made me frightfully tired, and I would fall asleep, then wake up terrified and panting. 1,757 more words

Travel

Porthleven, Mullion Cove and Helston

Porthleven?

Theory 1 – from the Cornish words “porth” meaning port and “leven” meaning smooth.
Theory 2. – from “porth” meaning port and “Elvan” from St Elvan the 5th century saint who landed on these shores to spread the word of Christianity.
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Hollywood

Welcome to Hollywood! Where the show biz lives and breaths – or that is at least what we are taught to think. I will finish our stories from LA with this classic. 1,067 more words

General

Bangkok Folk Museum

Another interesting, well kept folk museum is Bangkok Folk Museum or Bangkokian Museum. The place belonged to Associate Professor Waraporn Surawadee who had lived there until she donated it to Bangkok Metropolitan in 2004. 315 more words

For The Love Of The River

Sleep Tight

The entrance to Stang End looks like an entrance. Why wouldn’t it? It is where you come in and go into the other rooms. But in this moorland farmhouse, as I think I mentioned in my first post, no space is wasted. 421 more words

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Interwoven Stories

Doing a bit of catching up already and its only been 3 weeks since starting as a volunteer. One of the great things about being a volunteer in a museum is the people you meet. 434 more words

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Crossing the Threshold of my Adopted Home

This morning was the first time I was on my own in my adopted home of Stang End. Aside from needing to get to know as much as I could about the place, I wasn’t sure how to present myself with visitors. 422 more words

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