Ce n'est pas merveille, dit un ancien, que le hasard puisse tant sur nous, puisque nous vivons par hasard - Montaigne

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On a visit with N. to see a #daylily cultivator. “Lily:/ out of the water …/ out of itself.”
(Haiku by Nick Virgilio 1928-1989)

On a visit with N. to see a #daylily cultivator. “Lily:/ out of the water …/ out of itself.”
(Haiku by Nick Virgilio 1928-1989)

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Fog Cutter a.k.a. white rum/gin/cognac/orgeat/orange/lemon/sherry = Blown, blown Away. And, oh yes, the mint leaves. A most perfect concoction wherewith to greet the after work life! (at Doi Moi)

Fog Cutter a.k.a. white rum/gin/cognac/orgeat/orange/lemon/sherry = Blown, blown Away. And, oh yes, the mint leaves. A most perfect concoction wherewith to greet the after work life! (at Doi Moi)

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What is it about the relativity of time?! Immersed in a runner’s cocoon this morning I took a minor fall on a well-traversed route. Going from upright to doubled over, with my linear momentum rapidly converting to angular and worse, I finally came to rest on hands and knees. Someone stopped by and asked are you ok? And my first thought was maybe I should tell them that isn’t it so amazing that time can stand still. That, like, in fact I had been watching myself fall. Weird. Happily I didn’t. I said, yeah, I’m ok. The moment was gone. From so sublime to so banal. #bruises #zonedoutrunner

What is it about the relativity of time?! Immersed in a runner’s cocoon this morning I took a minor fall on a well-traversed route. Going from upright to doubled over, with my linear momentum rapidly converting to angular and worse, I finally came to rest on hands and knees. Someone stopped by and asked are you ok? And my first thought was maybe I should tell them that isn’t it so amazing that time can stand still. That, like, in fact I had been watching myself fall. Weird. Happily I didn’t. I said, yeah, I’m ok. The moment was gone. From so sublime to so banal. #bruises #zonedoutrunner

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Twilight on Lake Grasmere of which Wordsworth wrote ‘Clouds, lingering yet, extend in solid bars/ Through the grey west; and lo! these waters, … ‘. This photo required a 2.5 second exposure. And poor contrast made it a difficult capture.

Twilight on Lake Grasmere of which Wordsworth wrote ‘Clouds, lingering yet, extend in solid bars/ Through the grey west; and lo! these waters, … ‘. This photo required a 2.5 second exposure. And poor contrast made it a difficult capture.

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#GreatLangdalePikes - our innkeeper told us of the dangers climbing these #pikes a.k.a mountains. And, as if to prove the point, the very day we were here, sadly, a lead climber fell. #LakeDistrict #Cumbria #UK

#GreatLangdalePikes - our innkeeper told us of the dangers climbing these #pikes a.k.a mountains. And, as if to prove the point, the very day we were here, sadly, a lead climber fell. #LakeDistrict #Cumbria #UK

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Seen whilst walking on the Gloucestershire Way public footpath somewhere between Stow-on-the-Wold and Upper Slaughter. Full set of pics of our walking holiday in the Cotswolds at https://www.flickr.com/photos/vasu-jagannathan/sets/72157644574939918/

Seen whilst walking on the Gloucestershire Way public footpath somewhere between Stow-on-the-Wold and Upper Slaughter. Full set of pics of our walking holiday in the Cotswolds at https://www.flickr.com/photos/vasu-jagannathan/sets/72157644574939918/

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#OldPostOffice (at Old Post Office Pavilion)

#OldPostOffice (at Old Post Office Pavilion)

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Haven’t been here in ages. Thank goodness for such beauty. And also for such a lovely Saturday.  #OldPostOffice (at Old Post Office Pavilion)

Haven’t been here in ages. Thank goodness for such beauty. And also for such a lovely Saturday. #OldPostOffice (at Old Post Office Pavilion)

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Innocently stepped out for a lunchtime 10K. Oh, I completed it alright. But the heat! The humidity! Felt like I was being toasted all the way to overdone. #burningup #badrun

Innocently stepped out for a lunchtime 10K. Oh, I completed it alright. But the heat! The humidity! Felt like I was being toasted all the way to overdone. #burningup #badrun