France on FIlm — fragglefilm

Back in May Phil and I spent a week in Normandy, staying at an old watermill, becoming friends with Nicola the owner, and visiting WW2 sites and the like. I haven’t got round to posting the digital ones on the Universe blog yet, but I’ve just got 2 rolls of film developed and there are […]

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Chaperone… — The Silent Eye

* “The second stone points to Silbury Hill along the line of the midsummer sunrise.” “Can that be accidental?” “It seems unlikely.” * … “Would there be a symbolic significance for that?” “One would expect so.” “Could we offer an explanation?” “We would be happy to hazard one.” “Hazard away…” * If Silbury is a […]

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Thursday Doors: Montpellier, France — Thoughts of a Wanderer

The following photos are my contribution to Thursday Doors, a door-lovers group hosted by Norm Frampton. ~~ Last Saturday, my husband, son, and I took a trip to Montpellier (France). The city is located 12 km from the Mediterranean Sea. Though I didn’t visit the sea this time, I certainly enjoyed the tourist sights, the botanical […]

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Miss Frances — friendwise

The inn where my brother and his family stay is over 80 years old. Some sort of record for an ocean front property. We have vacationed there for the past 10 years. The current owners bought it 11 or 12 years ago and have kept things as they have always been with a few modifications […]

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Thursday Doors – Vic-Sur-Aisne in Northern France — Have Bag, Will Travel

Vic-Sur-Aisne turned out to be a rather interesting town. During the First-World-War it was almost permanently on the front line with fighting never far away. It sits equidistance between the major battle sites of the Somme to the north and Verdun to the east. What made it important was that it was a major railway […]

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Once in every lifetime… — France & Vincent

* We do not think about time, except in terms of its measurement. * Never as a dimension. * Yet every object extends in time as well as space. * Sometimes it is here, or there, sometimes it is not. * The three dimensions of space can be seen – objectively. * The dimension of […]

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Carcassonne Village-France — Travelling around the world

Village of Carcassonne in France.

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U.S. oversight of self-driving cars falls short, NTSB says in review of Uber death — ศาสตร์เกษตรดินปุ๋ย2

ศาสตร์เกษตรดินปุ๋ย : ขอบคุณแหล่งข้อมูล : หนังสือพิมพ์ The Nation https://www.nationthailand.com/news/30378533?utm_source=category&utm_medium=internal_referral U.S. oversight of self-driving cars falls short, NTSB says in review of Uber death International Nov 20. 2019 File photo:Uber Self-Driving Car Program Resumes After Crash SAN FRANCISCO, CA – MARCH 28: An Uber self-driving car drives down 5th Street on March 28, 2017 in San Francisco, […]

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Arkansas reporter jailed for recording court hearing — KFOR.com

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) – An Arkansas county judge has sentenced a television reporter to three days in jail for recording a hearing in a homicide case. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports that Benton County Circuit Judge Brad Karren sentenced KNWA reporter Nkirurka Omeronge on Tuesday. Karren found her in contempt of court during Mauricio Torres’ capital…

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Travels through History – The Balkans — Julian Worker Travel Writing

I have written six books about the history of places I have travelled to. If you are interested in history and / or travel then you should check out these books. Please bear in mind the books are travelogues rather than travel guides and so cover only the places I visited. Here is the one […]

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