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Discovering Albion– day 1 – The Road

A perfect spring morning; the sky a clear and sunny blue above the vibrant green of the fields. Catkins dance on the hazel trees and snowdrops blaze purity at their roots. The south of England basks in sunlight as I … Continue reading

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Afghanistan Adventures #18 – Russian jeeps and hairpin bends ~ Mary Smith

Reblogged from Mary Smith’s Place: I had established a stock keeping system for the clinic and now was going to set up a similar one in Mubarak Shah’s neighbouring clinic in Malestan district. Jawad was to take me there – … Continue reading

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Glow ~ Paula Light #writephoto

“Let’s use the darker shades now to layer our sky,” Anita instructed. “We want to get a sense of the deep lavender hues of the waning night, and then we’ll put the bright light of the golden sun last.” She … Continue reading

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The edge of the precipice

Driving home, there was one of those moments of sheer, unadulterated joy when the fields were lit with pale sunshine, the sky a clear blue and the feel of the car around me occupied my whole being. I can’t think … Continue reading

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A little care…

The narrow village street is busy with rush hour traffic. The lorry coming towards me on the other side of the road is respecting the speed limit, the impatient driver behind him is not. Without warning, the car pulls out … Continue reading

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Guest author: D. G. Kaye – Aging and Changes: Maintaining the Privilege to Drive

  On May 10th my husband turned eighty years old. God bless him, he’s made of Teflon because he’s bounced back from many ongoing ailments, many times. Turning eighty in Canada also means, by law, that it’s time to get re-tested … Continue reading

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The dreaded MOT…

* It is that time of year that all motorist’s dread When the car needs a new MOT, When you worry in case the old girl’s nearly dead… And she surely won’t get off scot-free. So you drop it off … Continue reading

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Round the bend

I was going to learn to drive… that was my first priority on reaching the age of eighteen. I filled out the forms, posted the letter and waited for the provisional licence to arrive. It came a few days before … Continue reading

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Green Light

Every day I drive the five mile stretch of road to my son’s home, then drive back. I do this seven days a week, every single day, except when I’m away. This stretch of road is an ‘A’ road… no … Continue reading

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#writephoto – Gold – The Third Time We Choose – Helen Jones

Sue Vincent has chosen yet another gorgeous photo for her #writephoto prompt this week, and here is my response: The Third Time We Choose She was scared. Terrified, if she was being honest. But she’d known she couldn’t take another … Continue reading

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