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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 and bare only weeks previous now an emerald green The birdlife active In the trees and on the ground … Continue reading

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Melbourne can be a little different

As the rest of Australia Swelters In Melbourne has a top to day of 19c As the Lunar New Year Celebrations draw to the end There was Chinese dancing at Victoria Market With traditional music and movement Then in a change … 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 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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Impressions of the Netherlands and the Dutch 

Having spent, off and on, a couple of weeks in the Netherlands and travelling a couple of thousand kilometres across Europe with a bunch of of Dutch Moto Guzzi riders has left me with some powerful impressions of this place … Continue reading

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Bouillon 

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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A bit of reflection 

In the just over a week I have ridden through six countries in Europe  Open borders Free travel Wonderful friendly people I’m reflecting on a this And thinking of the past The tragedy and waste of war so poignantly captured at … Continue reading

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