Caroline Longstaffe

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Old Faithful Geyser at Yellowstone
Elsewhere in USA

Day 7 of our American Road Trip ~ Old Faithful & other Yellowstone wonders

We spent our first night inYellowstone  at the Old Faithful Snow Lodge a 5 minute walk from Yellowstone’s most famous icon, ‘Old Faithful’. It’s more expensive to stay inside the park but it was great to be so close to …

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Elsewhere in USA

Day 6 of our American Road Trip ~ Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park is one of those places that people visit and enthuse over, urging you to go there too. I’m not sure what we were expecting. I knew Yellowstone was famous for its thermal area and was obviously excited …

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American Road Trip ~The Tetons, Wyoming, Idaho & Montana

Day 5 of our American Road Trip On Day 5 we spent the morning still bedazzled by the Tetons exploring further into Grand Teton National Park The snow capped peaks of the Teton range dominated the skyline. Their reflection in …

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Our American Road Trip ~ Hiking in Grand Teton National Park

Day 4 Hiking in the Grand Teton National Park The Grand Tetons looked even more stunning on day four of our American road trip. Capped in white, they lay strung before us, the cornflower blue skies creating the perfect back …

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American Road Trip, ~ Deer Valley, Utah to Jackson Hole, Wyoming

May 11 2021, day three of our American road trip took us from Deer Valley, Utah to Jackson Hole, Wyoming. A 287 mile journey during which we went through so much contrasting scenery at times we thought we were somewhere …

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Spring blossoms in Lourmarin
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Spring in Provence, England and Lake Tahoe, California

I haven’t written a post for a while, feeling unsure during these difficult times about what people might want to read. Springtime in Provence? But then I’m not actually there, and like most people can’t even get there….. Life on …

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Dreaming of Christmas
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Christmas Past, Christmas Present and Christmas yet to come

December is here. Despite the unprecedented challenges of the year the seasons have changed regardless. The skies of California are still cornflower blue, especially in the Tahoe mountains where we’re living for a few months, but winter has arrived. There’s …

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Remembering Alex Manfull~À Table Project to fight PANDAS
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À Table! PANDAS ~remembering Alex

The COVID pandemic has consumed us all. My heart goes out to those that have lost loved ones and the debt owed to our health care workers can never be repaid. Globally the world has been tipped on its axis. …

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The story of the poppies, in Provence and elsewhere
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The story of the poppies, in Provence and elsewhere

It’s May and the poppies are blooming in Provence. Their tiny black faces almost obscured by their bright red hats, delicate, vibrant, petals wafting in the breeze. Last year I was in Lourmarin admiring them. This year I should have …

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