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The Withered Ear

My ears have always got me into trouble, mainly because of their exaggerated size. They are Dumbo-ish Like Dumbo, my ears are a liability in high winds. Worse still is that underwater they act as sluices, directing every sort of … Continue reading

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Paella

So it had never really dawned on me before but here in Okinawa I can get nearly all the ingredients to make a very amazing Paella. Paella and Okinawan food just seemed light years apart and there is certainly nothing … Continue reading

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Lazy Sunday Afternoon.

It is Sunday. Okinawa is at its best being sunny, hot and colored. It take the boat out. There is not a lot of wind but there is enough to power the Scaffie over the reef and into the the … Continue reading

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Rain, Rain Go to Spain

“Rain, rain go to Spain don’t come back till washing day.” Chanting this is one of my earliest memories. This was probably induced by living on the Wets coast of Scotland where it rains every day and it is thus … Continue reading

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Cameras

I realize that I have not posted for some time. When there is misery and pain at work, there is a resultant fall off in blog luminosity. Last night, however, I join the elegant Rumi san and some friends to … Continue reading

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Trailer Trash

I sail out to the diving place just in front of my house. This place is celebrated for having lots of coral replanting projects, tons of Bat Fish and many different species of Clown Fish. It was a sad dive. … Continue reading

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Horn of Plenty

Oh no! I have no lamb! I run to the computer and order my usual fix. This is a half lamb from my munificent dealer Baticrom.¬†https://quietripple.wordpress.com/2017/04/27/rescue/ I do not notice that the standard dose at Baticrom is no longer a … Continue reading

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