Author Archives: Charles

So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish

Hey, now this is exciting!  I’m currently in Croydon, a suburb south of London, where I’ve been for about 3 weeks.  And with this entry on Edinburgh, I’m finally catching my travel blog back up nearly to current time. Yaaaaay! … Continue reading

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♬ Da duh-duh duh-duh dum dum, Barcelona! ♬

(Yes, I know, it sounds stupid. But I swear that not a day went by without my singing that to myself at least once.  My powers of free association are both a blessing and a curse, like… I don’t know, … Continue reading

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The Hermit of Seville

So, here I am, returning to Seville at last. I have to warn you, this entry can not possibly be as entertaining as the first Seville entry was.  Seriously. I just reread that entry, to remind myself of what I … Continue reading

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Had I but world enough, and time

First, sorry for the earlier blog post false alarm.  I went to save my progress on the draft, and hit the wrong button and published it instead.  My bad. ¯\ _(ツ)_/¯ Catching up Ok, so it’s been a while since … Continue reading

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Psych! (Aka, oops, wrong button.)

Sorry, my bad. I meant to save the page I was working on and hit Publish instead of Save Draft. And then, of course, the e-mail blast goes out and there’s no way to recall it. So, hold on. The … Continue reading

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No Hablo Español

I am writing this instead of stepping out into a warm, sunny, afternoon in Seville.  This is almost certainly an error on my part, and I’m going to spend the next several paragraphs trying to persuade myself to go out … Continue reading

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2017 – A Rocky Start to My Travel Year

So, I started writing this on Friday, January 20th, 2017, from my studio in Seville, Spain.  I’m part way through my Glasgow write-up (which I started in November, back in Edinburgh, and weirdly just ignored ever since), and I fully … Continue reading

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Beer and Claustrophobia in Dublin

So, Glasgow proceeds apace.  I’m here for another couple of days, and then back to Edinburgh on the 27th.  It’s all going well; the people are great, it’s super international, there’s lots of holistic stuff going on, the weather is … Continue reading

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How I Spent My Summer – Part 2

So, since my last post, I’ve left southern Ireland, whipped through Dublin (3 days, not counting travel), and have now been in Glasgow for 11 days. I’m staying here, in Glasgow’s West End near the university, which I was advised … Continue reading

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How I Spent My Summer

So, here I am in southern Ireland, due to depart Tuesday (August 23rd) after 2½ months here.  As you’ve no doubt observed, I’ve had quite the flurry of catching up on blog entries in the last few weeks, with the … Continue reading

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