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In preparation: part two of the Journey

I will shortly be starting to post my version of the journey from Venice to Bad Ragatz as an exercise in “recollection in tranquility”. Patrick Leigh Fermor, whose Europe walk haunts my own, did much the same only he was … Continue reading

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Happy christmas

I’ll be speaking about Tom next year. And walking some more, and repeating some of the journeys I’ve already made. Robin

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Tom and Now

Thanks Google. Makes it all much easier. Betwixt continues, and will be back regularly soon. For now don’t forget around robin.

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Happy thing

To 2008, Switzerland, Germany & TurnerFor Tom and Everyone Else

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Friendly Fires "Paris"

Best song of the Year 2007, and even Tom would have approved

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As may be clear

The view from Bad Ragatz I am writing. Betwixt’s quest begins again soon, but for now the journey in between is one of words not footwork. I’m reading in preparation for Switzerland and Germany, and I’m in search of a … Continue reading

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Apple and Moleskine not Compatible

The laptop is very poorly, and that makes posting a little difficult. It’s all going down on paper: pencil and the Moleskine, the red hot blogging tools. Hope to find computer doctor shortly.

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Irene Grandi – Bruci La Città

This song is everywhere in Italy…

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L’ avventura

Michelangelo Antonini died today aged 94. He was one of the greats of European cinema. I think his best work sat betwixt cinema and art. This is a short extract from one of his greatest: I hope it works a … Continue reading

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Anais – Mon Coeur, Mon Amour

I like this too. Rousseau once said even French dogs bark out of tune…which proves he wasn’t always right. More JJR is Venice, where he was an ambssador’s secretary, rather surprisingly

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