Monthly Archives: November 2011

Thanksgiving Dostyk Style

Firstly let me clarify I am English, writing about Thanksgiving, whilst living in Kazakhstan.  Secondly let me tell you it was marvelous!  Not cosy or intimate because it wasn’t.  We were sitting in a cavernous school gym, but the surroundings … Continue reading

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The English Countryside

Butleigh is where I was born.  A small village situated in what’s referred to as The West Country in the county of Somerset, England.  Close to it, is the ancient and historic town of Glastonbury where The Tor is situated. … Continue reading

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Flights of Fancy

We spend a lot of time catching flights, and subsequently a lot of time at airports. Some of the sweetest initials are AMS, an airport code that when wrapped round our luggage takes us from Atyrau, Kazakhstan to Amsterdam. From … Continue reading

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High School Reunion

   30 years ago, 120 of us graduated from St Dunstan’s School, Glastonbury .  Recently we came back together for our School Reunion.  I felt very nervous.  It’s been such a long time since I had seen many of my school friends. … Continue reading

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