Category Archives: United Kingdom

Sam’s Ses Challenge #10: Yellow

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

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Pontcysyllte Aqueduct: The UNESCO Canal in the Sky

Happy St. David’s Day! For those that are unaware, St. David is the patron saint of Wales, which is where my post takes us this week. Before the days of motorways and interstates, or even railways, canals were the transportation … Continue reading

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Sam’s Ses Challenge #9: Deliver

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

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Sam’s Ses Challenge #7: Circle

Welcome to this week’s 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 … 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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Mousehole Harbour Christmas Lights

The tiny fishing port of Mousehole (pronounced Mauzel) in Cornwall is a charming place to visit any time of year. In the summer, its picture-postcard circular harbour and fishing boats are a draw for tourists. They stroll the narrow streets … Continue reading

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The Shard, London: Part 2 – The Building

Another thought occurs to Ben. “What did you mean before? When you said that Canary Wharf has the tallest buildings at the moment?” “Ah-ha!” replies his dad. “Well work’s already begun in the City on a new skyscraper officially named … Continue reading

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