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Back on the Celtic Ray

Back in Glasgow The light The buildings have a new feel Sight Texture I’ve been touched by the Celtic Ray (the Awen) ‘Ireland, Scotland, Brittany and WalesI can hear the mothers’ voices calling“Children, children, children”Listen Jimmy! I want to go home.Listen Jimmy! … Continue reading

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Skye

Speed bonnie boat like a bird on the wing Onward the sailors cry Carry the lad that was born to be king O’er the see to Skye.  So goes the first verse of the Skye boat song and Skye is … Continue reading

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A Renewal

Cyclone Storm Rain Flood Then from the destruction and devastation Renewal The water in the rives and waterfalls flow The land brown andĀ bare only weeks previous now an emerald green The birdlife active In the trees and on the ground … Continue reading

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Tassie (Tasmania)

    I’ve looked at Tassie from both sides now from in and out and still somehow Its Tassie’s illusion I recall I really don’t know Tassie at all (will apologies to Joni Mitchell)   I’m going to Tassie again … Continue reading

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Impressions of Spain 2 – Cadiz

Cadiz Old City 3000 years old Inhabited by Phoenicians Romans Goths Moors Through to the Spanish “Golden Years”     Flourishing Gold and other trade from the Americas Trading through its port Building a flourishing city Grand Cathedral     … Continue reading

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Impressions of Spain 1 – the Spanish

I saw the Dutch as having a stoic inner strength as a result of the battle the with external forces. The Spanish temperament is shaped by the battle with their own wild passion. Separatists in the Basque country and Catalonia … Continue reading

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BouillonĀ 

In Bouillon  A woman in red Lives at the Hotel De La Poste By the Semios River She is fit walking down to the river To feed the ducks petite dejeuner But buy afternoon see is dreaming Of canard confit … Continue reading

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