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Vietnam

Hanoi Last year I visited Vietnam for the first time, choosing Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) as my base. Once I had overcome my initial fear of the crazy traffic which seemed to have no rules…I fell in love … Continue reading

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January 2018

Birmingham Airport Not everyone enjoys long haul flights to get to the other side of the planet…but for me it’s part of the adventure. Having a good book to read also helps to pass long waits at hub airports like … Continue reading

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December 2017

December is almost over…and this is the first chance I have had to write my personal blog. It’s not that I have been idle…quite the reverse. I reckon there should be a law against overworking the elderly. In October, Positively … Continue reading

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August already!

Next month I turn 76 – another year gone in seemingly no time at all. How is it possible for nine months to pass so quickly? A cursory analysis – January saw adventures and misadventures in far flung parts of … Continue reading

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Intercultural Communication Course

Whilst visiting Cebu City …the oldest city and first capital of the Philippines…I was approached by an eager, enthusiastic group of students keen to involve me in their survey. When I questioned the purpose of their survey, they showed me … Continue reading

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Easter 2017

Well I managed to get through Holy Week without any serious harm. Four Services and a Funeral plus a Singing Group practice on Wednesday night – all went well. This is largely thanks to the maintenance work put in by … Continue reading

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Philippines – Cebu

Cebu was my final destination and brought some unexpected pleasures. It seems I missed Sinulog, the biggest event of the year. The Sinulog-Santo Niño Festival is an annual cultural and religious festival held on the third Sunday of January in Cebu … Continue reading

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