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Travel, reflections, progress

Do "boring" things when you travel.

by Donovan Bui

Huntington beach — On my trips, whether it was Budapest, Chianti, or Khajuraho, I would look for the hideaways. The idea is to do whatever I normally do at home — scenic walks, picnic with some portable speakers, people watch at a cafe, even grocery shop. Before I learned to do this, traveling and the activities therein were enjoyable but inevitably contained by feelings of obligation. I (and I think many others, s...

sea, sunrise, reflections

Tidal Pool

by David Wade Chambers

Aireys inlet — Click on the Rock. Find the horizon, the sea, the sun, the mermaid. I suppose most sea coasts have a Mermaid Rock or Mermaid Pool. Ours is swimable and you never know what you might see. “Rocks ar...

reflections, Museums

Light reflected off streaming water

by David Wade Chambers

Berriedale — In this remarkable water fountain, the latest Google trends are displayed through light reflected off streaming water falling just inches before the face of a bedrock wall. Much of the Museum of Old ...

Family, sunset, reflections

Reflections on growing up

by Adrian Tribe

Fareham — I’m sure somewhere in my father’s loft there are pictures from 40 years ago of me and my brother on the beach, playing, being silly, throwing stones, paddling, building sand castles, exploring rock po...

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