Tag Archives: Second World War

The Italian Chapel,Orkney Islands

The Italian Chapel Who said Nissan huts were boring? Nissan huts are almost ubiquitous on the Orkney Islands as a result of the Orkney’s place in war history.  One of the more unusual uses of Nissan Huts on the Orkney … Continue reading

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The Diary of a Slow Traveller – Stones and so much more, The Orkney Islands

Stones of Stenness   The Orkney Islands are a collection of Islands north of mainland Scotland.

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A second visit – Walking the Streets of Catania, Sicily

Our first visit to Catania was to meet our daughter’s desire to  visit Mt Etna and had been to brief, so we decided on a second visit.  With it came more time to walk the streets. Our previous visit, a … Continue reading

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Reflections of My Life

I was listening to the 1969 Marmalades’ hit Reflections of my Life on Spotify. It’s a forgotten classic by a band from Glasgow, however as I listened to it this time around, it was with quite different ears to those … Continue reading

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