Archive for November, 2011

Lift up your heads…

This entry is part 5 of 17 in the series Lights, Songs and Dreams - Europe 2011

27 November 2011 There are many more shades of blue than there are of red.. We could actually see blue skies! So we figured that we would do the outdoor stuff while the weather seems to be playing along. It was with somewhat exhausted excitement that we set off in search of art, culture, royalism,…

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Found myself in the city near Picadilly

This entry is part 4 of 17 in the series Lights, Songs and Dreams - Europe 2011

26 November 2011 Mental note – when booking a hotel, make sure you use Google street view to make very sure what kind of shops or businesses are in the vicinity. I did actually, and did spot one shop that looked slightly suspect. In fact, there were several rather seedy places near our hotel, which…

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He sees angels in the architecture..

This entry is part 3 of 17 in the series Lights, Songs and Dreams - Europe 2011

25 November 2011 “You’re in Paris” . I remember those words so well. It was my first time in Paris. My first time abroad even. And a very grumpy (he was French, afterall!) busdriver stopped in the middle of some narrow street in Paris, and sent us off with those words. And so, after the…

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Dream a little dream…

This entry is part 1 of 17 in the series Lights, Songs and Dreams - Europe 2011

I’m not quite sure where It started. This fascination with snow, that is. Being surrounded by white seems like it must bring such peace to the entire being. For many years I have promised my children that I would take them for a white Christmas. Years have passed. Little brats turned into obnoxious teenagers, turned…

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