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Christmas in Kyoto

Christmas doesn’t exist in Japan. The few churches might hold a service and every now and then one might see a bit of tinsel, but Christmas isn’t celebrated in Japan. 643 more words


Simple pleasures of Island Life

My great Cornish adventure took me to the place of my birth – The Isles of Scilly. After a 25 year interlude since the last trip I wasn’t sure I’d recognize some of my old friends and relations, but just knew I had to get back there – something was calling me. 347 more words

SUPER SUNDAY (and other footballing clichés)

St Agnes Women v Helston Athletic Ladies

WHATEVER LEVEL OF FOOTBALL you play at, whatever you level you spectate at, whatever level you are involved at in any way, there are certain sayings and phrases and pithy observations that are common throughout. 1,326 more words

A proper twitch - Orphean Warbler

St Agnes yesterday saw a proper twitch – the like of which I haven’t been involved with for over a decade – the Orphean Warbler. Over 200 birders along the track up to Troytown Farm. 120 more words

Isles Of Scilly

Tre-this, Tre-that, Tre-the other - South West Coast Path Day 17

Perranporth to Reskadinnick

38000 steps

“Bays, coves, inlets, cliffs, porths, the sky, the sea, Tre-this, Tre-that, Tre-the other…I’m beginning to take the splendour and beauty for granted, or I’m tired of it, even wearied by its repetitiveness.”

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South West Coast Path

Cornwall Day 8 – St Agnes

The weather has been kind so far this week. Rain during the night has cleared to reasonable days and I haven’t had to use my brolly yet. 1,154 more words

Cedar Waxwing on St Agnes

Back on the Isles of Scilly for a further week! We arrived yesterday and headed over to St Agnes in search of the Cedar Waxwing which is an American vagrant which arrived earlier in the week. 42 more words

Isles Of Scilly