Palacio del Marqués de Dos Agüas...

11th Jan, 2017

In the center of Valencia sits the Palacio del Marqués de Dos Agüas (the Palace of the Marquis of … Two Waters? Wait, is that right? I’m basing this on my…

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The Jardínes del Túria, Valencia,...

4th Jan, 2017

I walked a lot in Spain. Ten or twelve miles on most days, sometimes more, most of it spent walking seemingly with purpose, and yet more often than not there…

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I Wore A Pink Bunny Suit in the...

24th Dec, 2016

I know that a good story requires build-up before a big reveal, but I’ve never had the patience for that. While everyone else is sitting through the rising action, I’m…

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The Alhambra, Granada, Spain

20th Oct, 2016

I’m going to tell you right now: when I visited the Alhambra, I took a lot of photos. Like, a whole lot of them.

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La Ciudad de Las Artes y Ciencias,...

19th Jul, 2016

  I’ve tried to write about La Ciudad de las Artes y Ciencias (The City of Arts and Sciences) before. It’s a rather remarkable collection of buildings (an aquarium, a science…

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The Demise of Busky Chow Chow: Why I...

16th Jun, 2016

  Note: I started working on this post a while ago. I delayed publishing it, because it’s about laughing in a cemetery, and the empty void where my heart should be…

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Stratford-upon-Avon: Visiting...

8th Feb, 2016

I nearly forgot to tell you about the pilgrimage we made last summer to Stratford-upon-Avon: the home of that great Bard, of the man who wrote the sonnets and plays…

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The Cliffs of Moher (aka, The Cliffs of...

18th Nov, 2015

  Every now and then, it’s nice to be indulged. I don’t mean all the time – like my nightly requests that we have orange flavored Hostess cupcakes for dinner…

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Tower Bridge Exhibition, London

3rd Nov, 2015

Prior to my most recent trip to London, the only thing I knew about Tower Bridge was this: In 1967, an American named Robert McCullough bought London Bridge, dismantled it,…

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