Tag Archives: England

Sam’s Ses Challenge #16: Twist

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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Rough Seas Off Land’s End, Cornwall

Land’s End in Cornwall is where the southwest tip of England reaches out into the frigid waters of the North Atlantic Ocean. When I was there in mid-December, the ocean’s waves were pounding incessantly at the bare rocks of the … Continue reading

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Great Tew – Britain’s Prettiest Village?

Imagine the perfect British village… A small collection of tiny cottages made of golden sandstone with stone or thatched roofs surrounding a village green. A little schoolhouse of stone with a bell on the roof. An ancient inn covered in … Continue reading

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Travel Theme: Stone Horizons

Travel and photography. The two go together like… well… two things that really go together. Unsurprisingly then, there are several travel blogs out there that include regular photo challenges. Two of my favourite challenges are on Where’s My Backpack? and … Continue reading

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Like half the world, I was captivated by the unbelievable achievements of Felix Baumgartner and the Stratos team this week – equal parts hi-tech science and seat-of-the-pants daredevil. But for me this global event felt surprisingly personal, since there’s a … Continue reading

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