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One door closes, another one opens

"Every fool's got a reason for feelin' sorry for himself, and turning his heart to stone. Tonight this fool's halfway to heaven and just a mile outta hell, And I feel like I'm comin' home!!!" Madness, tomfoolery and epic friendships.... and…

Next stop… Paraguay!

"There are no foreign lands. It is the traveller only who is foreign." Robert Louis Stevenson A seemingly empty bus would appear to be a godsend... yet how the gods mock me! The first 16 hours of the voyage from Buenos Aires, Argentina to…

2 steps forward…

"All the adversity I've had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me... You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you." Walt Disney It's a good job I'm a…

So we meet again…

"If two past lovers can remain friends, either they never were in love or they still are." So my Chile experience didn't really pan out as expected... the liberation of my wallet and phone putting an early stop to the hunt for Pocahontas.…

Street art… Valparaiso style!

"This world is but a canvas to our imagination". Henry David Thoreau Ol' Henry had obviously dropped in on Valparaiso, Chile when he came up with that gem. And my particular favourite... Wow... this writing lark's…

Cause and effect

“Great teams do not hold back with one another. They are unafraid to air their dirty laundry. They admit their mistakes, their weaknesses, and their concerns without fear of reprisal.” Whilst pampering my feet it got me to thinking,…