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iPhoneography: Manchester in Monochrome

iPhoneography in Manchester When we went to Manchester yesterday I had to choose between packing either my camera or a raincoat as both wouldn’t fit into my uncharacteristically smart(ish) little shoulder bag. As this is summer and we are talking MANCHESTER, the raincoat took precedence. And yes, it rained rather Read more…

Entrance to Magic Bus Record Shop Lisbon dusk

Lisbon: The MAGIC BUS Record Shop.

 Step inside the MAGIC BUS! Well, I might have stepped inside to see what was on offer in Lisbon’s Magic Bus independent record shop but it was closed for the day. I did get a picture of its magical door though and a view of the street it’s in.   Read more…

LISBON: Steps in Alfama District

LISBON: Steep Streets in the Alfama District.

  LISBON: The Alfama District. The Alfama is Lisbon’s oldest quarter. Spread over the southeastern slope of the hill crowned by Castelo de São Jorge, the picturesque neighborhood is composed of a maze of narrow streets, winding alleyways, and steep flights of steps. Its kasbah-like layout is deliberate – this Read more…

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Stan & Ollie at The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party

Stan and Ollie are alive and well….. …….. I know this because I saw them sitting on a bench a couple of weeks ago.  Admittedly, they have shrunk in size over the years, but perhaps Alice and The Mad Hatter had something to do with that.     I had Read more…

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