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Weekly Photo Challenge: Fresh Laundry

Early morning was a good time to be visiting Bari Vecchia where the residents of the crooked streets were preparing for the day ahead.  Washing lines were being loaded and cranked into position high up across the alleys and lanes and strung outside windows like bunting as though in anticipation of a parade or a carnival, stretching across the streets, smelling sweetly of soap powder, dripping indiscriminately and swaying gently backwards and forwards above the secret doorways and back alleys.

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If you are a good kid, you can see: SANTA CLAUS MUSEUM

Also known as St. Nicholas Church. Located in Demre, Turkey.

Saint Nicholas, known throughout the world as Santa Claus, was born in the ancient Lycian city of Patara. 290 more words


March Letter from The Ferns Veggie B & B chatting about allergen regulations, Easter in Newport and 'Made from Wool' Newport knitter

Allergen regulations

Part of the new Food Information Regulations, requires me to  collate the  information about allergic ingredients used in the food that I serve.  The allergens that I have to report on are : celery, cereals, crustaceans, eggs, fish, lupin, milk, molluscs, mustard, nuts, peanuts, sesame seeds, soya and sulphur dioxide. 493 more words

Letters From The Ferns

Chanukkah--Feast of Dedication

Illustration:  “Russian Village,” by Marc Chagall, oil on canvas, 1929.

“Be kind, compassionate, and forgiving to each other, in the same way God forgave you in Christ. 349 more words

Daily Devotions

Leipzig the City of Contrasts

The amazing architecture of Leipzig in Germany is rich in contrast. It has an interesting mix of historic and famous East German and the modern Buildings. 344 more words



Fiona Chance used spray-paints and stencils to create her dolphin. ‘Bubbles’ was covered with images associated with the history and culture of Aberdeen and the surrounding area.  123 more words

Wild Dolphins 2014