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Time Travel

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Intrigued by the intractable tensions in the Middle East, I determined to read Jerusalem – The Biography by Simon Sebag Montefiore. This evening I finished it. It’s… Read More »Time Travel

Close To Home

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Sometimes the nicest things happen close to home, not on long journeys. At 7.00 AM today, this was the view from an upper window in… Read More »Close To Home

Itaipu Dam

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In the 1970s Brazil and Paraguay set up a new entity to build a huge dam, then run the hydroelectricity plant it holds. The partnership… Read More »Itaipu Dam

Little Trips

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Since Lisbon, our journeys have been in the U.K. – the longest to Newcastle Upon Tyne, where our oldest son was ordained into the Church… Read More »Little Trips

Ystad

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It’s confession time: I am a fan of Wallander – Inspector Kurt Wallander of the Ystad police in Sweden. BBC3 or BBC4 carried Swedish TV adaptations of… Read More »Ystad