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Lady on the move.

A friend and fellow-author has recently been trotting across the world so she kindly agreed to pop over for a chat today. Jane Bwye! Come in and sit down. 955 more words

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Peanut butter wrecked my ankle!

An entertaining rant on the semi-rad blog reminded me of the time I took peanut butter with me on an overnight trip into the Cairngorms.  The large glass jar of peanut butter sat in my rucksack beside several other heavy items I wouldn’t have been carrying if I had planned ahead and shopped in a town with a proper supermarket.   331 more words

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My French doppelganger

Today I’m welcoming a new friend who seems to be my own mirror-image. Whereas I came to France 25 years ago and stayed, she is a Lyonnaise who went to the UK and did the same. 1,464 more words

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#Walking on Sunshine Blog Hop Party. Ailsa Abraham.

Hi all:

Hugh Roberts from  Hugh’s Views and News is hosting a blog hop party.It’s wonderful to be able to invite you all to enjoy the promised sunshine now that Spring has arrived. 453 more words

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ailsaabrahamwp reblogged this on The Bingergread Cottage and commented:

Utterly stunned to be so honoured by my friend and fellow-blogger, Olga. Stunned! THANKS

Jakarta culinary adventures - my favourite food experiences

When I wasn’t “flooded in” at my hotel during my time in Jakarta back in January 2013,  I enjoyed several culinary experiences, including a lot of outstanding Indonesian food.   715 more words

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Feeling the fear

Ken writes:

Since I quit my job at the start of the year, I’ve been looking around for other opportunities in Dublin. I’ve no doubt that packing it in was the right thing to do, but opportunities for gainful employment seem rather thinner than I had hoped (although there are a couple of leads). 1,120 more words

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I really shouldn’t listen to Frank Skinner’s podcast! The photo includes a few razorbills as well as the guillemots.  Any bouldery ledges with puffin potential had been taken over by fulmars.   18 more words

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