Category Archive: Travel Writing

Washington State #tbt

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The second leg of the press trip and how I broke my D700. Photos grabbed from my 2009 moblog.

Dawn at Thingveller National Park #tbt

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Photo: Dawn at Pingveller #tbt

The delicate lilacs of dawn at Thingveller #tbt

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The delicate lilacs of dawn at Pingveller National Park, Iceland.

My First Northern Lights, 2009 #tbt

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The aurora borealis, my post chemo symptoms and hindsight

Hey Geysirs! Throw back Thursday (2009)

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I might not have been supposed to leave the country for another week, but I survived, and Iceland was the first stop in my first post chemo press trip.

Dance Sensitivity Communication

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For any social dance to work pleasantly there must be consensus as to how to interact. In a milonga, tango dancers will move into the flow which is always anticlockwise. Even when a… Continue reading

Ogygian

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Ribbon dancers at the Greenwich Cultural Festival (c) Carole Edrich 2010 The word for this week is Ogygian. Another word I had to look up when I first read it, I think it… Continue reading

Dancing together at Gawai in Sarawak #6

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Both images: Dancers and visitors celebrate Gawai by dancing together. Sarawak, Malaysia In Sarawak everyone I met was friendly, making conversation was easy and all my questions were answered enthusiastically which meant I… Continue reading

Gawai in Malaysia #5

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Both images: Traditional courtship dance in Borneo This dance fascinated me. Not for the extended choreography (which I suspect has been adapted by the choreographer to make a show closer to what he… Continue reading

Blow pipe tribesman in Sarawak, Malaysia

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Both images: Blowpipe dancer in Sarawak I’m working on some really low light photography at the moment. It’s for part of the series of dance travel pieces due for Dance Today. As we… Continue reading