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Gothenburg – Canals, Architecture and Fish

Gothenburg – Canals, Architecture and Fish

“Not all those who wander are lost.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien The three statues in the square outside the Clarion hotel sum up Gothenburg for me, hear no evil, speak no evil, and see no evil.  There are three, based on the three wise monkeys I suspect,  one with his hands over his eyes, the other his ears and the final one his mouth.  During the day they are one creamish translucent colour and are quite high up so it is…

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A stormy welcome and the Clan

A stormy welcome and the Clan

“For the man sound of body and serene of mind there is no such thing as bad weather; every day has its beauty, and storms which whip the blood do but make it pulse more vigorously.” – George Gissing I left Kampala yesterday and arrived in Lira to a stormy welcome.  It seems heaven and earth let loose as soon as I walked off the bus.  Firstly there was the sandstorm, followed by lightning and thunder and then heavy rain…

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