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Summer in Spain.. life goes on!

Life goes on, indeed it does..at least for those who have not died. After the worst Winter in my later adult life, and a Spring frozen in paralysis, the Summer has amounted to a return to really living, a return … Continue reading

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The blaze on every hill

Amazing Summer colour in the hills this year.. One of the earliest memories of my childhood in Ireland features my father talking of “the furze blooming yellow in the hills”..and this vague, and perhaps not entirely real, recollection of infancy … Continue reading

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The Ladybird Slaughterer

There is something that never ceases to amaze me in the mountains in Spring. It is the number of insects that you find everywhere right up to the summits and particularly in the snow. Predominant among these tiny mountaineers, or … Continue reading

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