Category Archives: Travel

March 1953 – with the Jenkins to Bassa

This extract from the family album has perplexed me. Dad’s captions speak of ‘down the Miango road’ going to a village, Bassa. However, Bassa town, which I had assumed it meant, is in the other direction from Jos, and even … Continue reading

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Easter 1953 – A Visit to Toro

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David Dobson was PEO (Provincial Education Officer) based in Jos but with responsibilities around the Plateau region. From the next pages in the family album, it seems those duties included visiting Toro, where there was a school and a Teacher … Continue reading

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Revisiting the past: ‘dame school’.

I occasionally search desultorily for some of my childhood memories in one form or another. A search for mentions of my ‘dame school’ in Bukuru, Nigeria, threw up a surprise result today, in the form of a book written by … Continue reading

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En route

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The next instalment of our brief twinning trip to Voiron. These are a few pictures from around our stop near Nuits-St-Georges and then driving to Beaune and beyond down the Route des Grands Crus (sadly not sampling!).  This was at … Continue reading

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Nuits-Saint-Georges

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No, not the wine, sadly,  just the town! A few photos from a brief stopover en route to our twin town of Voiron recently.          

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A Hidden Gem

I wrote about this place earlier in the year, and eventually got around to doing a slideshow. Sign of age, repeating myself, I guess, but it bears a re-visit! Enjoy a quiet meander through this local gem…

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Photobooks

Online versions of a few of my photobooks. A Norfolk Collection 2016 holiday with friends. A Grand Day Out A pleasant Gloucestershire mooch The Grand Tour 2012 A 3-week driving tour, mainly Germany; a Lutheran homage, UNESCO sites and more. … Continue reading

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A Norfolk Collection

Finally got round to finishing the myriad photos taken on our short break with friends in North Norfolk and with the incentive of a voucher that ran out at midnight tonight, I managed to put together a photobook of a … Continue reading

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Aux Invalides

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Paris Snapshots

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