A Country Drive

Finally, a new post , no excuses really , just working more than usual and busy doing things in the house and trying to tidy up the garden, left little time and a lack of subject matter didn’t help. Yesterday John and I enjoyed a short drive in the country to the small town of Evandale, not too far from…
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Late Autumn and Changes

Quite a bit has changed since I posted a couple of weeks ago , I am back at work and doing more hours than normal as someone is on family leave. I will admit it has taken a bit of getting used to being out in the world again after weeks of isolation and also getting up to speed with…
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Cuba – The Final Chapter

I promise this is the last chapter in my Cuba travels. I will admit seeing the photos takes me back there and provides a welcome distraction to reality. Today’s post is a mix of scenery , culture , architecture and Cuban revolutionary history. This starts with a visit to the city of Santa Clara and the necessary pilgrimage to the…
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Home Diaries

A month has passed since we returned home from our trip to Cuba. Some days it seems like yesterday we were enjoying the tropical sunshine while other days it seems like a distance memory. The first 14 days were spent at home in quarantine with food drop offs by kind family and friends. The first days were spent unpacking ,…
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Cienfuegos -Pearl of the South

The city of Cienfuegos is known as ” The Pearl of the South” for very good reason , it is situated around a spectacular natural bay and has some of the most elegant classical architecture in Cuba. The city was founded in 1819 by a pioneering French emigre from Louisiana , Don Louis D’Clouet, who then sponsored a scheme to…
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