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Half Man Half Biscuit - Castleton

As a Tranmere supporter, brought up on the Holmlands Estate, Birkenhead (about two minutes walk from Prestbury Ave) , who went to the same primary and secondary schools as Nigel Blackwell, it was impossible not to become a fan of Half Man Half Biscuit. 1,238 more words


Western Pennsylvania's Surprises - Part 2

I know, I know–there has been a bit of a gap between Western Pennsylvania’s Part 1 and Part 2. That’s what happens when you follow a lazy blogger. 869 more words


here is the grandparents-with-baby photo you've been waiting for (I'm so excited to share!)

  • NOTE: Now we are back from Germany I have around 2,000 amazing images to process. I will offer a sampling over the next week or so, combining different stories, adventures, and threads of interest with a selection of the best photographs.
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HAPPY Birthday to me ! I was lucky enough to be taken to Rome for dinner on my birthday to one of my favourite restaurants. Sometimes as you get older we need to throw caution to the wind and embrace adventure. 742 more words


Nations Pass our Door

One of the joys of volunteering at an albergue is meeting people from all walks of life and so many different countries. Tonight’s meal table had people from Belgium, France, Brazil, Spain and Ireland. 189 more words

The Madigan Line - photos

Sorting photos is a tricky job – after a while it becomes difficult to select those that really sum up the essence of the experience. We returned from our desert trip over a week ago and now I have an assortment of images to share. 451 more words


In the Hall of the Weeping Dragon

Your reward for hiking hundreds of steps at Toshogu Shrine is complex of about six gilded buildings.  Every guide says to look for the “famous sleeping cat and sparrows” carved above a doorway.  699 more words