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‘I must go down to the sea again’

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July 15, 2019 · 8:00 am

Entrance to Spinalonga

 

Spinalonga is a very small uninhabited island close to the coast of Crete.  In the early twentieth century it was a leper colony.  The last inhabitant, a priest, left the island in 1962.  Life on Spinalonga during this period is vividly but sensitively described in Victoria Hislop’s novel The Island.­­­

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Beside the bridleway

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Just passing by! (2)

These photos were taken from the passenger seat of a car while travelling on the A508, using the camera on my smartphone.

 

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Rampant Cow Parsley

The bridleway stretches for almost one mile, fringed on both sides, at this time, by rampant cow parsley throughout its entire length.  I am not a great lover of cow parsley, but I am attracted by the ‘architecture’ of the growth beneath the canopy of white florets

 

 

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Just passing by!

These photos were taken from the passenger seat of a car while travelling on the A508, using the camera on my smartphone.

 

 

 

 

 

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Spring, the period of transition from Winter to Summer

 

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