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Thanks Portland

As we flew over the national parks east of Portland, I was transported to those seconds before landing in Cologne nearly two years ago. Instead of the freedom of forests, I was expecting greyness, skyscrapers and the ideals of business. 780 more words

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Thoughts from Portland by Lulu Simmonds xxx

A little piece of Greece in Venice

In the 15th and 16th centuries Venice was the wealthiest and most important trading port of the Mediterranean Sea. A truly international city with ships arriving daily from Egypt, North Africa, Greece, The Middle East and Constantinople. 257 more words

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Observations from rural Germany – courtesy of my daughter Lucy Simmonds….

via A week in Soonwald

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Bottega Manuzio, Mestre, Venezia

A brand new bookshop has opened in Mestre. Here’s a newspaper article that was written about this enterprising and dynamic pair of owners. I rarely share this type of thing – so when I do, you know it’s really good and important. 10 more words

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via The world of Kon-Tiki and biochar

An interesting article from Lucy Simmonds on new wood burning technology that is eco-friendly!

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Stadt Land Wein - Köln

On a fresh Sunday at the end of October an unlikely trio travelled from Trier to Cologne for the Stadt Land Wein event, where ECOVIN, the German Association of Ecological Viticulture, hosted 30 organic winemakers. 302 more words

Janet Simmonds reblogged this on The Educated Traveller and commented:

Great article on organic production - from the pen of Lulu Simmonds. Thank you!