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Category: Holidays

Interim Report

1 November, 2018 (08:41) | Dead Water, Goggle-eyes, Holidays, Sense8, Writing | By: Ian Burdon

Since the previous post we’ve had a lovely break in Portugal, which I might write about sooner or later. My TV viewing has been a mixed bag. I watched season 3 of The Man In The High Castle and enjoyed it. A Discovery of Witches is making its way to the end of the first […]

Assessing Points to Nowhere

29 July, 2018 (00:14) | Dead Water, Holidays, Yes | By: Ian Burdon

Ian Hunter’s voice rasped around my head as New York shimmered in a heat haze through the window on our final approach. And the Manhattan skyline Blew my mind the first time… My first time in New York City was in July 2001. The memories are bright but jumbled after 17 years: the vibrancy of […]

Back on the Dragon

22 July, 2017 (20:57) | Holidays, snap! | By: Ian Burdon

We’re thinking about another visit to China, probably in February 2018. This is a little unexpected as it wasn’t something that appealed to me just a few months ago, but I got sick last time I was there and wasn’t in the best frame of mind when I thought that. One of the things I’ve […]

Go East Young Man

31 January, 2013 (22:59) | Holidays | By: Ian Burdon

I shall be silent for most of February as Kirstin and I are travelling over to China to see Amy. We fly out tomorrow and get back on 21st February. It is possible that I’ll blog while I’m there but I’m much more likely to handwrite a journal and then write it up on our […]

Holiday 2012 – The Light and The Land

4 September, 2012 (00:12) | Holidays | By: Ian Burdon

One of my habits in recent years has been to keep a longhand journal while on holiday for posting here. I’m happy to say that I continued in that tradition this year. Sunday 26 August it is remarkable how quickly I settle back into the rhythms of a Highland holiday. Maybe it is the degree […]