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This is about a recent camping holiday I took together with ...
The intrepid seniors setting out (from l to r) Garry Bregman, Ian Goodriche, Stephen Kliner, Lawrence Bertfield, David Raffel and Jamie Aaron Shapiro

The gang in waterproof gear

Montfort Fortress as seen from Goren

The Pillar at Nahal Amud

At the trail end David stretches out to touch the Kineret

The Mediterranean at Akhziv

A well-earned rest

Photos by Garry Bregman, David Raffel and Stephen Kline...



Photos by Kobi Klaitman of Lapid ceramic items from the coll...
This is a story about how a trip to Australia, cancelled due...
Photo by Antonino Visalli on Unsplash

I Love this Japanese Doctor Q: Doctor, I've heard that ...



A Michaels Cuebid is a conventional overcall in the same sui...
Character and attitude on three wheels

Motoring history in a can

In the late 1950's when I was a child in Caerphilly, South W...
In one of my earliest and fondest memories, I am a small chi...


As a life coach and educator, I'm driven to explore every po...


Moysian fits (named for Alphonse "Sonny" Moyse) are simply 4...


The room smelled of freshly baked products, percolated coffe...

True History-Brilliant: In ancient Israel, it came to pass t...

I'm passionate about crochet. I first learned to crochet at ...
The Herring Eaters of Katwijk

The best way to get around Amsterdam

A weekday cruise through the locks

Windmills at the Zaanse Schans park

Stephen Schulman: The Dutch version of “Too big for his boots” is “Too small for his clogs!”

Lunch break on the beach at Zandvoort

Holland is renowned for many things; amongst them are its ch...


AKA weekends away with Judy and Ray Lenore and I hit the jac...
The intrepid hikers: Garry Bregman, David Raffel and Stephen Kliner

Nahal Hashofet

Olive press at Hotem HaCarmel

Smiling for the camera: the hikers Stephen Kliner, David Raffel and Garry Bregman

Photos by Stephen Kliner, David Raffel, and Gary Bregman The...

Your Jewish mother is proud of you for wearing a mask. But a...
Joy Rosen relaxing with a recorder

Machon Dance Group Troupe — Joy Rosen second from right

People often ask me "What is a beautiful memory in your life...

In boxing terms, upper-cut applies to a swift, strong blow t...
Tunnel boring machine used in the Elizabeth line. Photo: Wolfgang Meinhart, Wikimedia Commons


A blaze of light . . . a night shot of London’s Canary Wharf. Photo: Diliff, Wikimedia Commons

Having lived in London for more than 30 years I am reasonabl...