home thoughts from abroad

Home thoughts from abroad is a new series on Travel Words featuring a single photograph that reminds me of a country visited and showing something that uniquely identifies it as being ‘abroad’.

Grape vines, shutters and white-washed walls

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I have lived in the UK for most of my life, but when young I definitely had wanderlust and even ended up living in South Africa for several years which was a wonderful experience. I now look forward to a long and leisurely retirement doing what I like most - gardening, photography, walking and travelling.

31 thoughts on “home thoughts from abroad”

  1. I wasn’t sure either but I read the tags. 🙂 🙂 I think you ought to include a few memories with this series, but what do I know? 🙂 Thursday morning hugs!

    1. These are not that long ago despite the look – pre-digital camera which had a few problems. You off out then today?

        1. It’s another bright start to the day today, whether it lasts is anyone’s guess, but I might venture out for another beach walk a little later. Or maybe scout the lanes for some signs of spring. Had a funny turn last night, was burning up and felt dreadfully sick and headachy, but felt fine a few hours later. Quite odd. You need to rest for a couple of days then get on with ‘The Plan’.

        2. Yes, I suppose doldrums is inevitable. Came home to a death too (friend from way back) Never helps. You look after yourself. The Squares are cheering. 🙂 🙂

  2. That looks so much like a scene from the ‘Cape’ ….. Franschoek-ish! So Greece it is. Love the viticulture aspect, lush vines rambling all over the place.

  3. I agree with Jo, I’d love to read a few memories. It does look like it could be anywhere in the Mediterranean. I love the whitewashed house and the lush gardens. Hope you feel good now, Jude!

    1. I’m fine thanks Cathy, just an odd couple of hours. Possibly the onset of a migraine, but I don’t usually feel sick with one. Or have a raging temperature. I’ll think about Jo’s suggestion 🙂

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