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The Whitby harbour. North Yorkshire, England
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Beautiful, historical North Yorkshire

Life’s twists and turns, call them coincidences or serendipities never cease to amaze. In May I had stood by the harbor in Genoa, Italy, the birth place of the infamous explorer, Christopher Columbus. Three weeks later, quite unintentionally, I found myself …

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Renault Clio driving through France
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Driving through to France to England

As you leave the vineyards and olive groves behind, speeding northwards, driving through to France, the countryside gradually begins to change. Golden, clay tiles roofs are replaced with slate, church spires seem thinner, reaching higher, the trees and plants become more …

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The Royal Barge at Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee, River Thames, London, England
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A Royal Pageant celebrating the Diamond Jubilee

Hundreds and thousands of people gathered together in London, June 2nd-5th 2012 to celebrate Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee. On June 4th the venue was on the River Thames for the Royal Pageant. Undeterred by inclement weather, torrential …

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A tribute to Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee

Gracious, dignified, poised, respected and admired by millions across the globe. Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth, might only be a figurehead with no ‘real power’ but few others have set a more exemplary example …

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Avignon, Provence, France
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Exploring the local region near Uzes

We have begun to explore the local region near Uzes! Kate and I whizzed through several of the local perched villages, guided by ‘Arabella’ through, up and down tiny narrow streets. The type that you find yourself screwing up your …

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