Silent Sunday

(Seabrook Island,  South Carolina,  USA)

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My Top 10 of Everything – Fabulous Ancient Sites around the Mediterranean

How does one go about selecting just 10 gems!   There are some glaring omissions but I’ve tried to give a geographical spread (obviously there could be 10 sites in Greece alone….or Italy….or Egypt….).   There are sites here from everyone’s bucket list as well as some lesser known treasures.  I’ve visited all ten,  some more than […]

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The Inspiration behind the Inspiration!

  I’ve been asked about the photos used in my ‘Inspiration’ posts.  Now that I’ve hit the nicely rounded number of twenty,   I though it a good time to reissue along with details of the photos…..(if I can remember!!)   1. This photo was taken early morning in Sossusvlei,  Namibia (2017).   The dunes are a […]

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Savannah – away from Downtown: 2.Wormsloe Historic Site

How to describe?   Breathtaking,  amazing,  stunning,  magnificent,  awe-inspiring,  spectacular….. So no big deal then – its just an avenue – leading to a bit of a ruin! But what an avenue!   Stretching ahead of you for 1.5 miles,  400 arching live oaks,  dripping in Spanish Moss,  form a canopy above a packed-dirt driveway.     […]

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Savannah – away from Downtown: 1.Bonaventure Cemetery

  There was once a clergyman who was ‘smitten with the beauty of death’.   He jumped into the Wilmington River,  committing suicide,  with the hopes of being buried in Bonaventure.   He was convinced that only here,  among the stunning monuments and obelisks,  could he rest in peace for eternity. Originally part of a plantation,  Bonaventure […]

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