Tag Archives: Portugal

Tempting – Ailsa’s WTT

The trouble with Ailsa is that her wander-lust drives the rest of us to distraction… often tempting us mere mortals into showing off things we should never admit to! Travel… yes, that drug that temps more money from our wallets … Continue reading

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1000 UP… and Counting!!

Thank you!! All who have followed OMBH… this is just to let you gracious folk know that this is the 1000th post. There have been a few days when double posts have gone out so I can’t yet claim 1000 … Continue reading

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Carefree! – WPhotoC…

It’s an interesting one this week. Read the post and see how Sheri leads us to a carefree lake scene. Yes, those holiday memories seem so distant yet usually remind us of a few days of carefree splendour. Often we … Continue reading

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Nostalgic – WPhotoC

Reading Cheri’s post soon caused thoughts to bounce around in my head. Unfortunately we didn’t have the luck of owning SLR’s while living in South Africa. That means we don’t really have too many photos of the days before our … Continue reading

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Five Minutes a Day?

Lena de Almeida gave me this idea. I set the stop watch and then hit start as soon as my first finger tapped the keyboard. I think this can turn into something quite special as I’m known to be a waffler, so… maybe if I’m restricted to only five … Continue reading

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Worry a Little… Hemingway Style

“Worry a little bit every day and in a lifetime you will lose a couple of years. If something is wrong, fix it if you can. But train yourself not to worry: Worry never fixes anything. ” I have learned, … Continue reading

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CBBH Photo Challenge … VIEW FROM AN AIRCRAFT

Sallyann tagged me on this one… how could I resist? Aircraft are a bit of a thing with me, as a few of you may know. I’ve spent many, many, many hours in the cabin of a chopper, many in the rear … Continue reading

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T200 – Time Out!

Yes… tell me why it’s occasionally necessary to reflect, to take a deep breath or simply sit for an hour or two and stare into space. Maybe the winter, well… the lack of real spring, is getting to me. Maybe … Continue reading

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