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Entries from July 2008

The Unfamiliar Host

July 27th, 2008 · 3 Comments

The first of the families had arrived at the settlement camp 10 days ago, the young girl had been exploring the unfamiliar terrain and unusual rock formations, noticing the strange dull brown dirt and the green hues of sparse low lying plant life.  What an odd planet.  She had spied a small cave a few […]

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The Vanilla Life – Bell bottom jeans one day, beige the next.

July 15th, 2008 · 1 Comment

As a child I remember we always had a container of neapolitan ice-cream in the freezer.  There was always a thin strip of chocolate on one side, a thin strip of strawberry on the other and the thickest strip in the middle – vanilla. The vanilla ice-cream was always left behind – a lump in […]

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Thailand – the one that nearly got away

July 3rd, 2008 · No Comments

Fresh from Africa and thirsty for more travel, we took our next opportunity to travel during the Easter break – destination Thailand.  Julian booked some cheap airfares with Jetstar and Brunei Airways including stopovers in Brisbane then Brunei and the same on the return trip home. Sounded like a good plan at the time. Julian […]

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Tags: thailand · travel