Tulips in Brooklyn April 1989

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This is straight from a letter home from 27 years ago on my first trip to New York. 

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An Australian traveller in the USA: Part 3

Part 3

Image source: Bloomsbury Bookshop Ashland, Oregon, USA - http://bloomsburyashland.com
Image source: Bloomsbury Bookshop Ashland, Oregon, USA – http://bloomsburyashland.com

Scene: The cafe in the Bloomsbury bookshop cafe in Ashland where I have just finished reading the local paper.

A local chap comes up to my table and begins the conversation.

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An Australian traveller in the USA: Part 2

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Part 2

Scene: Stall at the July 4 fair in Ashland, Oregon where they are advocating active democratic engagement for citizens.

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An Australian traveller in the USA: Part 1

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This is a series of three delightful encounters from my trip to the United States in 2014.

Part 1

Scene: On a bus tour with some American women from Hawaii one of whom starts a conversation with me about her trip to Australia.

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