Tag Archives: autumn

When in Japan…visit Italy

“This is mad!” I couldn’t count the number of times that this thought ran through my mind on my short trip to Japan. It was autumn in Hakone National Park. This is a mecca for autumn colours and promised views … Continue reading

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Pelion: “after the village, turn right”

I haven’t been to Greece for almost 20 years and I’d never been to mainland Greece.  Time to change this.  Inspired by an article in a newspaper ( a real, paper version!) I booked a week’s trip to the area … Continue reading

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I’m studying on a part time course, which happens roughly one weekend in four.  Inevitably this means I’m stuck in a classroom whenever the weather is good.  It’s usually been a damp, grey week and if the forecast is good … Continue reading

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A change is as good as a break

Autumn weather has hit us with a vengeance for the last couple of weeks.  Not the good kind: bright mornings, with the sun enhancing the golden colours of the trees; the other kind: grey skies, and rain, lots of rain. … Continue reading

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Richmond Park

I’m lucky to work by Richmond Park, in south west London.  I try to get out there at least once a week, to break up the day.  The thing with the English countryside, and I’m including Richmond Park in that … Continue reading

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