Warm, warm, warmth

The thought of today is on the warmth (or lack of warmth) of the human spirit. I have written about this before, but today - on Wednesday 12th December 2018), I am thinking about this again. It's winter in Scotland. In Edinburgh, the capital, the day finishes at 4pm, and then it's dark for another … Continue reading Warm, warm, warmth

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Marseille, je ne t’aime plus

Graffiti in the Panier district of Vieux Port, Marseille France is suffering. The 'Gilets Jaunes' movement, the riots in Paris and around the country prove this. France's allure - as seen from across the Channel and from an airplane window - will always be there, but the reality is so different. My 'foreign observer' view … Continue reading Marseille, je ne t’aime plus

Home Sweet Home – my beloved Edinburgh

There is nothing boasty or braggy about this statement, but I love my adopted home. Edinburgh, Scotland is where I feel safe. It's where I come home to from my travels. My relationship with this city is strange, surreal and as soft and calming as a great big fluffy blanket. I first came here with … Continue reading Home Sweet Home – my beloved Edinburgh