Author Archives: M.G.E.

Album Art

I’m honoured to say that a piece of my work has been used on the sleeve of “Music for Aircooled Motoring” by Australian Testing Labs. I haven’t listened to it yet as I am currently without a record player, but … Continue reading

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New Year’s Day, or Eve.

Jet lag over-sleep. Inevitable I suppose but frustrating; I’d need to hurry to get back into the City for the evening and by the time I retrace my steps into Tai Po and on the MTR to Hung Hom, It’s starting to … Continue reading

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In Hong Kong

I find myself in Hong Kong after a full day of movement. I have driven, waited, flown, circled in the twilit asian sky. Now I am on the ground on Lantau Island, it is night and I must find my … Continue reading

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Back Home

Spent the day wasting time in Goçek, buying Turkish Delight and making friends with the local cats. Late flight home and a foggy landing followed by an even foggier drive back to Dorset, which made it a very long day. … Continue reading

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Wall Bay back to Goçek

The next morning was windless, as is not uncommon, and Wall Bay’s steep wooded sides made it a suntrap and it was soon hot. I wanted to walk, though, as I had not really done so since Fethiye. The last … Continue reading

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Coldwater Creek to Wall Bay

The restaurant at Coldwater Creek, up a flight of stone steps from the beach and commanding magnificent views, had been a highlight for me when I had been before. But late in the season as we were, it was dark … Continue reading

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Fethiye to Coldwater Creek

Leaving Fethiye harbour we have a lovely beat down the eastern shore of the gulf in 15-20 kts of wind which comes at us pretty consistently but heads us a little nearer the coast. Coldwater Creek is quite close to Karacaoren, … Continue reading

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A Morning in Fethiye

The next morning we walked into Fethiye. Fethiye is a pleasant town with a bustling but compact centre, at its heart is the warren-like bazaar. At the top of my shopping list was the tackiest fridge magnet I could find, … Continue reading

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Karacaoren to Fethiye

Departing Karacaoren we decided to sail past Ölüdeniz, a beach resort with its own idyllic looking lagoon. My Dad had stayed there in the ’70s and wanted to see if it had changed, he said it had not; I can only say … Continue reading

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Keppi Creek to Karacaoren

Our second full day of cruising took us accross the Gulf of Fethiye and to it’s eastern shores. Emerging from Keppi Creek we motored through the narrow channel between the mainland and Domuz Island. After drifting for half an hour … Continue reading

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