Monthly Archives: January 2017

Castel Sant’Angelo, Rome

The UNESCO World Heritage area of Rome is awash with famous and dramatic sights and buildings, such as the Colosseum, the Pantheon, the Vatican (which, strictly speaking, is a city within a city), the Forum, the Trevi Fountain… the list … Continue reading

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Sam’s Ses Challenge #5: Mountain

Welcome to Sam’s Ses Challenge. Every weekend, Sam and I will pick a word or phrase as the theme for that week. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to post something Ses-related that you think fits with … Continue reading

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Hawaiian Guilty Pleasures

Last week I told you (among other things) about the delicious cheeses I tried at Surfing Goat Dairy on Maui. Today I want to share another taste sensation I had while in Hawaii last year. The experience in question took … Continue reading

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Sam’s Ses Challenge #4: Hero

Welcome to Sam’s Ses Challenge. Every weekend, Sam and I will pick a word or phrase as the theme for that week. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to post something Ses-related that you think fits with … Continue reading

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Surfing Goats on Maui

Yes you did read the title correctly… Surfing Goats. At Surfing Goat Dairy, no less. Where you can actually see goats – including baby goats, I might add – on surfboards. Look…. How cool is that?! OK, so admittedly it’d … Continue reading

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Sam’s Ses Challenge #3: Scary

Welcome to this week’s Sam’s Ses Challenge. I hope you’ll join in. My good friend Sam McRae, one of the main human characters in the Jaspa’s Journey books, loves photography. It was Sam who brought to my attention the relatively … Continue reading

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London’s Paternoster Square on a Rainy Day

Paternoster Square in the City of London is a great place to take a stroll, perhaps grab a coffee, and enjoy the old and new buildings that surround it. Not least of these is the neighbouring St. Paul’s Cathedral. And … Continue reading

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