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Checkpoint Charlie, Berlin

The Berlin Wall was once one of the world’s foremost representations of oppression and segregation. From the moment construction began in 1961, it embodied the division of Germany, Europe and the world, literally and symbolically. The final version of the … Continue reading

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Wait A Minute… Yellow Figure?… That’s Me!

I don’t normally do multiple posts on a single day. And I certainly don’t normally do multiple posts on a single topic. But as soon as I hit the ‘Publish’ button on ‘Yellow(ish) Figure Selfie’ earlier, I suddenly had a … Continue reading

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Winter One-derland

Another week, another tenuous combination of travel themed photo challenges. Ailsa’s Where’s My Backpack? theme this week is ‘Winter‘, whereas the Daily Post’s word is ‘One‘. Here’s what I came up with…. And please don’t forget to follow me on … Continue reading

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Travel Theme: Connections

I’ve got into the habit of trying to tie the photo theme challenges from Where’s My Backpack? and The Daily Post into a single post, but this week I’m drawing a blank. I just couldn’t find a strong enough travel-related … Continue reading

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Spacebook

Since it first came online almost 10 years ago, Facebook has spread to almost every corner of the globe. If Facebook was a country it would have the third largest population in the world, after only China and India. It … Continue reading

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Never Too Old

This week I want to tell you the story of a friend of mine who became an octogenarian this past weekend. Penny was born in 1933, and grew up in a small village in Yorkshire, England. When she was 21, … Continue reading

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