Tag Archives: History

The Alhambra.

The city of Granada is a wonderful place. A temperate climate all year round although with a mountain range for skiing visible from the city, great tapas, cheap beer and many bars that stay open until the last person falls. … Continue reading

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F is for Forum.

As a young kid I loved to read, although we had almost no books in the house. Everything skool could give me was devoured voraciously, but when they were done I had to resort to my imagination. It’s only now, … Continue reading

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What frauds … oh hang on.

Last night I watched a fascinating documentary about Tutankhamun’s tomb. The basic premise was that a tomb is exactly that, a place where the remains of the deceased rest for eternity, alone less the trappings of their life that went … Continue reading

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A drive back in time

A friend had been promising me for years to take me out in his old cars, and finally, in the summer, we both managed to have a free day at the same time. Camille is over 70 years old, still … Continue reading

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History in my hand.

  Tucked away in a little piece of nowhere in Sindh Province, Pakistan is a wonderful piece of history. I was bouncing along a dusty track, past countless cotton fields just outside of Sukkur, when my driver informed me there … Continue reading

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