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Living for beauty…

Temperatures are dropping here as a huge high-pressure system sits on the northern Baltic Sea, bringing glorious, fresh, crispy clear days and plummeting temperatures by nightfall. The dark of the moon allows a dazzling canopy of stars, razor sharp in the … Continue reading

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A ‘Starbucks’ from heaven?

In this cynical modern world, the name ‘Starbucks’ has become identified with everything that is wrong with modernity. But hang on a minute… let’s not throw the baby out with the bath water. Here in Amsterdam, near Centraal Station, is … Continue reading

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Ramblings from a compulsive writer!

I’d write this blog even if nobody read it… why? Because I’m a compulsive writer and do it primarily for myself. I suppose just like anyone else, I’m a little afraid that my life doesn’t add up to much and … Continue reading

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“Hello!” from ‘Harry’

Well… here he is after all the drama! I managed to connect him up to the old radiator system without a plumber’s bill in sight. It’s so lovely when you can do these things yourself without the inevitable inhalation of … Continue reading

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A sailing life

I think that I’m better under sail than on a computer, but my technical ineptitude has contributed to the destruction of my previous website, and several emotional issues besides. Those of you who have stood by me throughout a scary, … Continue reading

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