Day: 19 June 2017

Vanity, Vanity, all is Vanity

18 June 1664 Read Pepys full entry by clicking on date above ....Strange to see how pert Sir W. Pen is to-day newly come from Portsmouth with his head full of great reports of his service and the state of the ships there. When that is over he will be just as another man again or worse. But I wonder whence Mr. Coventry should take all this care for him.... The book of Ecclesiastes is not for the...

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Sleeping under the stars

Due to the fine evenings we decided to sleep out under the stars. No tents, no protection, just sleeping bags or blankets.  It is a little bit surreal just lying down under a thin layer of protection looking upwards at all the vastness and realizing that we cannot see 99.99% of what's out there. Twinkle, twinkle Little Star How I wonder what you are. Up above the world so high, Like a diamond in...

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