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A Melancholy Celebration of Twenty Years of Marriage

A few times in my life I’ve had a pit in my stomach; a feeling that things were about to change in ways I couldn’t dream of, with experiences I couldn’t fathom. When Tom left Nha Trang, Vietnam last May after … Continue reading

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The Motorbike, Re-Framed and Conquered (Kind of)

So, those of you who have followed my travels the last few years have read a lot about motorbikes. My first motorbike non-experience in Asia was when I was required to sign a vow that I wouldn’t touch one (in … Continue reading

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Take Two: China – You Kicked My Ass!

Gentle reader: This is a radical re-write (or maybe an extension?) of a post about the trip to China that I wrote in my last blog. You can read that here. I am taking a course called “Damn Fine Words” which … Continue reading

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