Writing

04 Nov

A cobbler’s paradise

In Uncategorized by splinterimages / November 4, 2014 / 0 Comments

They say that in the land of the blind the one eyed man is king, but in the recession hit Ireland, it is the humble cobbler that is, if not king, a least a step up from the rest of us.

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07 Oct

A subcontinent divided

In Uncategorized by splinterimages / October 7, 2014 / 0 Comments

India, the Subcontinent. It is a cliché to call it a country of extremes, but it is accurate. From snow-capped mountains to burning deserts, neon lit skyscrapers to golden temples, space programs to polio, the booming millionaires to the starving masses.

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04 Nov

The old souq of Aleppo

In Travel by splinterimages / November 4, 2010 / 0 Comments

The English have been described as a nation of shopkeepers, and are famed for their love of tea, but in reality we are a bunch of wet behind the ears amateurs in both those departments.

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