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Flying with Faith

It’s good to have adventures. As I sat trembling in seat 26F on the 12:20 to Zurich, I kept repeating this mantra over and over; in the hope that I would eventually believe it. I haven’t always been afraid of flying. The fears arrived with the birth of my first daughter, now a beautiful nineteen… Continue reading Flying with Faith

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Hedgehog Summer

Well, it’s nearly time. That time when we pack up our spiky suitcases, all-weather macs, and the kitchen sink; and head off to the UK for the Summer. We usually go once a year, and visit all the rellies and friends on a non-stop whirlwind tour of tea and photo albums. Their’s not mine! I… Continue reading Hedgehog Summer

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Stumbling stones into the past

Originally posted on HeideBlog:
During my first visit to Freiburg, one of the things that most impressed me was the meticulously cobbled streets. So precisely cut are the stones that you can walk on them for hours without tiring — and the mosaics are as much of a feast for the eyes as the shop…