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Yonca's Retreat.

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During this round of  ABCW  I have written quite a lot about our many trips around Turkey, we have stayed in 4 and 5*Hotels,  A Mountain Hut, (loosely described as a rustic pension) complete with holes in the roof, we discovered this during  a scary storm orchestrated by the loudest thunder and fork lightning, which was streaking across the turquoise blue lake beneath us, and stripping the bark off the surrounding fir trees. The exceedingly rude owner,  ignored our requests to move to another room, even though rain water was cascading down the walls... His attitude was a shrug and a 'what do you expect, this is a mountain lodge, and yes, it does rain! 








X stands for XBox

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A poem by Ken Nesbitt
Xbox Xbox, you're the one for me,I also love my 3DSand my Nintendo Wii. Gamecube, Gameboy,Apple iPod Touch.I never thought that I would everbe in love this much.Pac-man, Sonic,Mario and Link.Your names are etched inside my mindIn everlasting ink.Run, jump, flip, hang,double-jump and climb.That's all I want to dowith every second of my time.This is true loveYes it's plain to seeX box X boxwill you marry me?Ken Nesbitt is an American children's poet. he was named Children's Poet laureate in 2013 by The Poetry Foundation. His writings often include imagery of outrageous happenings, before ending on a realistic note. he's a wonderful writer, so I urge you to Google him and read some of his stuff, well worth a read !My sincere thanks to our eXuberant Denise for devising ABCW and also to Roger for his eXactitude in administrating ABCWWithout these two eXceptional people and the band of eXcellent helpers. ABCW would not be here so to quote Roger &…

Vistas and visions of Liverpool

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View  of the Pier Head and the  visually stunning waterfront.I thought I'd let the camera do the talking showing Liverpool at it's very best.        It's been a busy few weeks around our beloved city.The Three Queens sailing majestically up The River Mersey for Cunard's 175 Anniversary  Celebrations.  See the vision of The Red Arrows Aerobatics Display team.
Turning mid river to face the Cunard buildingsThe Queen Mary berthed at The Pier Head Liverpool.