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Post 7141

Dmitri Gheorgheni - Not Banned in China

I hope so, too. smiley - hug It's true: you get different dreams in different places. I had a very weird nightmare in Reykjavik once. There was a lot of snow in it.


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Post 7142

Paigetheoracle

If you get up North to Devon and close to Minehead, you might like to check out Hartland Point. The coastal path goes up and down like a roller coaster because of folds in the rock. Part of it is a military firing range, so don't pick up anything that looks lethal (walk with a friend and say to them, doesn't that smoking explosive look fascinating - why don't you take a closer look, while I hide behind this rock?).

There is also a cave on the beach that seems to drop into infinity and beyond, if you watch something sink below its surface.


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Post 7143

Paigetheoracle

It would really be weird if Dmitri, if you were in hot country but Iceland?


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Post 7144

Dmitri Gheorgheni - Not Banned in China

Sounds smiley - cool. (Except for the explosive rock bit.)


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Post 7145

Paigetheoracle

This is where I could shout, lookout! Instead I shall log out.


Rivers horses and boil in the bag cod

Post 7146

cactuscafe

Good evening pilgrims!

Yes! Cornwall was lovely, spent the weekend with my niece who works near Fowey, teaching watersports! I didn't go out on the water, in fact I lurked in a very fine spa in a nearby hotel, and boiled myself in the jacuzzi, while niece braved the wild waves.

I felt like one of those boil in the bag meals. Can you still get them, I wonder? Cod. I remember the chunk of cod, with white sauce.

Plus we went to the Lost Gardens of Heligan. Always go there. Favourite place. I only have two pics this time, from Heligan, a stone birdie in the wall, and some onions.

Just phone pics. Didn't take camera 'cos rain was forecast, although the sun came out, to prove the weather app wrong. Will send though.

Birdie birdie in the wall
Very wise and watches all

I don't have a rhyme for the onions.

What rhymes with onion??? Bunyan.

Off to to Avolon (Glastonbury) this week, for a couple of days, with a friend. I might get more interesting pics there, as will take camera, although not as good as Bob's Tor photo.

This is the sociable month, before I have a nice lie down for winter. smiley - rofl

Its reasonable, the off peak travel from Brighton to the West Country, if you go the long way, via Salisbury, not via London. Plus with my senior railcard, its about thirty quid each way, and its a long way to Cornwall.

You see lots of countryside on the way. Rivers and horses and things. I like a view from a train. I like strange stations, watching people on the platforms, wondering who they are, where are they headed. Actually I think I prefer strangers on platforms to rivers and horses.


smiley - ponysmiley - ponysmiley - pony Hurrumph! protest the small horse smileys.

Be like that then, says the river smiley. Here I am trying to be all postcardy and rivery and English, and all you want is platforms.

smiley - redwine

Hullo Paigetheoracle! I've never been to Tintagel, sounds amazing, I love your description. I want to get there now...

Wait .. back inna min





Nightmares in Reykjavik

Post 7147

cactuscafe

I think its quite poetic to have nightmares in Reykjavik. From the outside. Not so good inside the nightmare.

Good first line to a story.

How could I forget? It was night I had the nightmare in Reyjkavik....

No, I'm not going to finish the story. Or even begin it. smiley - rofl

What?? Hang about, what in fact were you doing in Iceland? You've been to Iceland?

Apparently Iceland is amazing. I've know a few people who have travelled there.


North Devon

Post 7148

cactuscafe

North Devon! After thirty years living in South Devon, I never ever got to North Devon. Hmmm.

I like your descriptions, Paige. I'll travel through them instead. heheh.


Nice dream in Greenland

Post 7149

cactuscafe

Off to check Sasha's Pete Burns link!

smiley - redwinesmiley - redwine

and then have a Nice Dream in Nuuk.



smiley - kisssmiley - kiss


North Devon

Post 7150

Dmitri Gheorgheni - Not Banned in China

smiley - rofl I was on my way to Germany in '74. I had a stopover, so I took a day to see Reykjavik. There was a bus tour that stopped at old houses and artists' workshops, and a really interesting night club, with different dancing styles for different floors - disco on one floor, folk dancing on another...

The combination of jet lag and whatever was on that hotel buffet probably did it. Oh, and the 50-degree-Fahrenheit drop in temperature... smiley - laugh


Nice dream in Greenland

Post 7151

minorvogonpoet

Welcome back from Cornwall, CC. smiley - smiley

I didn't go anywhere so romantic. Instead we went to London and joined the big Anti- Brexit march. We got to talk to people from other parts of the country, which was interesting. There were lots of placards - some witty, some rude, and lots of blue and yellow EU flags.

The route of the march wasn't that long, but there's something very tiring about shuffling along in a big crowd. We were exhausted by the time we got home.


North Devon

Post 7152

Paigetheoracle

You don't need a brilliant camera for images nowadays. I use my cell phone and it is perfectly adequate for my uses. Ask Dmitri about the photos I send to the Post.


North Devon

Post 7153

Dmitri Gheorgheni - Not Banned in China

It's still more about the eye behind the camera than the camera itself. smiley - winkeye


Nice dream in Greenland

Post 7154

Paigetheoracle

Wasn't it Umberto Ecco, who described a crowd as a separate living organism to the individual? It's like a water droplet and a river. No wonder you are exhausted. You were part of a slow moving form of Giant Despair as in The Pilgrims Progress by John Bunyan. Remoaners are struggling against the crowd, saying mark my words, young un! By the way that includes me. I think coming out of Europe and throwing in our lot with the Americans instead, will be a disaster (apologies to all my American friends here )


Nice dream in Greenland

Post 7155

Dmitri Gheorgheni - Not Banned in China

Why apologise? Right now, I feel like seceding from everybody in power. smiley - winkeye

But I believe we have agreed to leave politics and theology off the table for now, and speak of art and personal experience instead. smiley - hug

Or was it only politics? smiley - huhsmiley - winkeye Here's a hippie hymn for you.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xer76Mwob-U


Nice dream in Greenland

Post 7156

Paigetheoracle

Hippie hymn? Sounds like Eleanor Farjeon's 'All things Bright and Beautiful,' another modernish hymn from my childhood. Sorry about the politics. Once upon a time I was apolitical but it must be something about getting older and grumpier.


Nice dream in Greenland

Post 7157

Dmitri Gheorgheni - Not Banned in China

smiley - laugh Actually, it's from 'Godspell', close enough.


Shhhhhh!

Post 7158

FWR

I am quite happy to sit in the corner and doodle, but Shhhhhh with the B word please folks, we are all entitled to our opinions without ramming them down each other's online throats!

Art and experience please, hold the hippies!smiley - hug


Shhhhhh!

Post 7159

Dmitri Gheorgheni - Not Banned in China

smiley - rofl That may be what they say when I play it on the pipe organ a couple of Sundays from now.


Shhhhhh!

Post 7160

minorvogonpoet


smiley - sorry


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