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Sahara dust in the air at Fanel

Saharan dust in the air

Almost every year, prevailing winds bring fine dust and sand from the Sahara desert to southern Europe.

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Corsica on the horizon

During dinner in a hidden local restaurant, very popular with locals and probably hardly known by tourists, we had a grandstand view of the sun as it set gloriously over the Mediterranean. On the horizon, a huge cloudbank obscured the French island of Corsica and added a little drama to the scene.

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Winter Sunset

A tremendously colourful winter sunset in Brienz, where I used to work, looking from the small tourist village along the lake to Interlaken.

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Dropped, Spiez, Switzerland

Every morning is a step closer to winter, every day sees a temperature drop, until the boots come out and the roads become white. Every day, the dusting on the mountains comes a little lower, a little closer, until it falls, soon, pretty and cold, on the window sill. Mornings are darker, warmth is for […]

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The Night Life of Fudge

Although more prominent memories of Tenby are shops selling polystyrene surfboards and t-shirts printed to order, rock and local fudges are also a strong memory. This shop, closed for the evening and inexplicably illuminated by ultra-violet light, is on the street passing the Five Arches, which we passed on our way from the multi-storey car […]

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