Monthly Archives: November 2012

Ploughing on

I’ve made some progress on my novel since my last post about it (7 Nov). As I said back then, I had to go back to the drawing board. I am reasonably happy, but not convinced, I’ve come up with an … Continue reading

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More Lisbon Pics

A few more casual pics from Lisbon taken on my mobile phone. The quality of many snaps are poor though. Should get a camera. All I need is some money! Lovers of tiles are in their element in Lisbon. They … Continue reading

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Lisbon Pics

Here are some snaps I took on my phone in Lisbon on a work/holiday trip recenty. Serious photographers would have no shortage of images and inspiration there. This set involves five pics taken from the top of the Elevador da Gloria, which rattles up the steep … Continue reading

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EU drugs agency

The EU’s drugs agency published its annual report – and the usual raft of other mini-reports – last week in Lisbon. The European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (to give its needlessly long name) produces excellent research and … Continue reading

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Tempting fate

Part of me knew I should never have said in previous posts that the “end was in sight” in my first draft. Although, I had added heavy caveats to that statement, I was tempting fate. Recent events – particularly an … Continue reading

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