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Tag: Bowie

A World Without Words

I am, at the moment, on holiday in Obertauren in Austria.  The key board is slightly different here so if the spelling is slightly dodgy then please blame it on […]

The Road to Gelidonya

Yassassin is Turkish for ‘have a long life’ this Bowie tune works really well with the following story. There is a lighthouse at Gelidonya on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey […]

Swinging the Lead

An idiom that has some merits perhaps? It describes somebody who avoids work by giving the appearance of toiling but not actually doing anything significant. Its origins are in naval […]