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Grafton war memorial

By some sort of mysterious process , photographs of the Grafton war memorial arrived during the week. I’m grateful to my benefactor—thanks PS, you know who you are . 713 more words

Australian History

The Other Magna Carta Monument

It’s not crowded, up there at Runnymede, where King John infamously signed away absolute rights to barons and bishops and started something which took a number of further centuries to turn into democracy. 495 more words

Springtime in Paris

It may be a clich√©, but it’s hard to resist Paris in the springtime, when the cherry blossoms fill the Champ de Mars, and the flower markets spill over with peonies and hyacinths.

Parks & Gardens

Photo Friday

Apparently, I’m in a DC kind of mood this month. This is the view of the Washington Monument and reflecting pool from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. 12 more words

Photo Friday

Quattro fontane

Quattro fontane: Four Fountains.
… For the moment just one of them ;)

Rome Daily Photo

The White Tower of Thessaloniki

Beautiful as she may be, Thessaloniki wouldn’t be half as charming without her 5 km long waterfront promenade. This is where the city lives and breathes, works out and cools down, goes for a walk, falls in or out of love, wines and dines, gets inspired, goes fishing and pet walking, argues about politics and football (two absolute favourites among my compatriots). 410 more words


Memorial Park, Kiev Ukraine

The Memorial Park of the Great Patriotic War

Over the next couple of months, I will be re-visiting some of the familiar sites in Kiev, Ukraine..   46 more words