Castles But Not As We Know Them

We visited three castles while we were in Japan: Hiroshima, Himeji and Matsumoto Castle. While they were all different from one another what struck me the most is how different they are in concept from the European style castles I grew up with. To start with they are predominantly made of wood, where as European … Continue reading Castles But Not As We Know Them

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How They Grow Trees In Singapore

Our visit to Singapore was fairly short, on our last day after indulging my husband with some climbing and having a catch up over a drink and some prata with a friend who was working out there at the time we met again with our host. Our meeting point was at the harbour front near … Continue reading How They Grow Trees In Singapore