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Her Day

We "crashed" a drinks reception in the Bar Rouge, on the 31st floor of the Messeturm, by arriving before the wedding party had left for their evening reception.

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The Lion and Them

"Because the Swiss have been politically neutral for centuries and have long enjoyed a reputation for honoring their agreements, a pope or emperor could be confident that his Swiss Guards wouldn’t turn on him when the political winds shifted direction. The Swiss Guards’ honor was put to the test in 1792, when–after trying to escape […]

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Tennis No More

Orange sanded, abandoned tennis courts in an exclusive sports club and residential area on the Bürgenstock near Lake Lucerne. They reminded me of playing tennis in western France during an exchange visit when I was fifteen, where the tennis courts were similarly covered in dusty pine cones. The Bürgenstock is a strange place, with a […]

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Going to see the Dovecote

My contacts should look at the larger version of this one, to see the great expressions of the parents… :-) Graham also took a great wide shot of this view: see it here.

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Untitled

The same hotel as in the previous photograph. The quality of the hotel meant that curtains were thin enough to let even street lighting through. That said, they were useful for ensuring that I got out of bed early, as the daylight arrived, to get out and photograph the city.

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The Dutch

After loading our car onto the ferry at Mallaig, we travelled across the Sound of Sleat by ferry. Being April, the ferry was largely empty and carried few tourists. These two colourful travellers were keenly awaiting our arrival on Skye, as were we. The most observant of you may notice that I’ve re-arranged my sets […]

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