This is a beautiful verse describing Masai Reserve as well as the calmness of mind in the countryside.
Travelling in time and space with books. This time to Karen Blixen’s Kenya where colonial racism mixes with friendliness
The picture is from the Borrowdale Graphite Mine where we encountered a little indoor waterfall. Something exciting indeed.
I was thinking of this quote while writing my previous blog post
I spent a few months this spring remotely wandering the streets of the early 20th-century Dublin and the seas of ancient Greek when I was reading the Ulysses and listening to a podcast about Odyssey.
A tour with Outlander filming locations could be great fun, but unfortunately, I wasn’t impressed. Although I am going to be rather critical, I do admit that the tour was a good way to visit a few of the less accessible sites.
I knew that Barter Books is one of the biggest second-hand bookshops in the UK, yet I didn’t expect it to be so great.
As the car crosses the Welsh border, I unfold my map. Lake District. Damn, wrong map. This one is going to be useless if I want to walk up Tryfan, a little 900m peak in North Wales.