Category Archive: My Journeys and Travels

Pére Lachaise- History Challenge

  Ed Mooney’s History Challenge– week 15 -The Famous Graves of Pere Lachaise  ( and history of a more recent century)- Pére Lachaise Cemetery was established in 1804 and was named for the… Continue reading

Skara Brae and the Maeshowe Tomb

For Ed Mooney’s great History Challenge on Wednesday- In the winter of 1850 a wild North Sea storm uncovered Neolithic ruins at Skaill Bay on the Orkney Islands of Scotland.  Further excavations and study determined that… Continue reading

A Remembrance Day Story (“The Great War”)

and a prayer for peace! As the media pay tribute to the Great War’s 100th anniversary 1914-1919 and Canada’s great sacrifice at Ypres, the Somme and Vimy Ridge here is a story from… Continue reading

Ed Mooney’s History Challenge- In the Jaws of Kukulkan

For Ed’s great weekly history challenge I am presenting a subject I have written about before so to those who have already read any of my previous posts about this fascinating civilization please forgive the redundancy… Continue reading

Monochrome Madnesses

I’m a bit late again but here is my offering (Da Vinci) to Leanne Coles wonderful gallery of images – and some monochrome travel images. Travelling leaves you speechless, then turns you into… Continue reading

Autumn Blaze

A Conflagration of colour! As he headed off down that autumn path to school I thought: “Set your life on fire. Seek those who fan your flames”  – Rumi   I used a… Continue reading

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