Category: Thoughts & General

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Cloudy

I’ve not felt like writing for a while. I’ve worked on the boat, I’ve been trying to learn more Spanish. It’s been very hot. We’ve entertained, had some visitors. You know how it is. Life gets...

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Unfaked News

This is not a political blog. It’s a blog about my life, my thoughts, my views. My writing is self-indulgent and I make no apology for that. I write what I need to write. If my...

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I Am You

This post is a bit late. Sorry. I had it all but written, then I changed my mind about it. It was another about our life in Cartagena. How I’d been up the mast again. How...

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Two Questions

What now? That’s the first question (The second comes right at the bottom of this post) What now is a question we ask ourselves a lot isn’t it? Usually it’s asked when a succession of bad...

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A Good Question

I’ve started strong this week. It’s easy to do when something is new, when you’re full of enthusiasm, fired up. There will have been lots of folks who’ve started this New Year with firm intention. New...

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A No15 Addition

As the eve of a New Year approaches the time seems perfect to dig a bit deeper into the thinking I’ve been doing recently. In my ’15’ post of a few days back I talked about...

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Fifteen

It was a bit unfair of me to leave that obscure 15 reference last time out, sorry. There’s no way you could know what I meant by it. That said Philip came surprisingly close with his...

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Christmas and The Mystery Of 15

So here it is, Merry Christmas everyone.   We’ve been in Cartagena nearly four months now and the time has flown. Still loving the place despite having a years worth of rain in 48 hours last...

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So Long Portugal

e spent nearly three months on the Guadiana. One quarter of a year, it’s a long time, but still not enough to say we truly know the place. Before we arrived we’d heard tales about the...