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    Israel

    I don’t know

    I was awake half the night. I couldn’t sleep. Yes, the heat was oppressive but that wasn’t it. My mind just wouldn’t let go of

    2013 Grateful 4

    I’m a fan of graffiti… not the aimless posts of I wuz ‘ere or the the like … but the clever kind, the witticisms, the

    Sculptures and silhouettes

    I’ve a great imagination. It doesn’t take much for me to imagine myself somewhere, to transport myself to another time and place, and let my

    The valley of cheers

    The last thing I expected to see in the Holy Land was a vineyard, which, given the fabled wedding of Cana, was somewhat silly of

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    Described as the Holy of Holies from which the Divine Presence never moves, the Western Wall in Jerusalem was high on my list of places

    So where did it happen?

    Here are four words… immersion, submersion, aspersion, and affusion. When you read them, what one word comes to mind …. apart from ‘clueless’?  I had

    Nearly 400 metres below sea level… and counting

    It seems as if much of what I’ve taken to be true is being challenged this week. And equally, what I’m expected to know as

    Hapless revolt or heroic war?

    Years and years and years ago, when visiting a plantation house somewhere in the Carolinas where the guide was telling us not to sit on

    Islands in the sand

    I’m not sure if I can take much more of this. That crash you just heard was yet another illusion being shattered. When I hear

    Geographically challenged

    Yesterday, I thought I was heading to Israel. This morning I woke up in Palestine. Perhaps I should have read the itinerary more carefully. Or

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