Bridging War and Hope

If you go to the beginning of Ten Days in the Sand and scan through my posts you’ll see a progression.  A progression of thoughts, reflections, and actions needed to prepare for a trip to Afghanistan.  The nature of this blog is to capture ideas and feelings as they materialize.  It’s scattered on purpose.

To get to Afghanistan from Minneapolis I could have flown towards either coast.  I chose the trans-Atlantic flight because I’ve never crossed the Pacific; I think crossing the Pacific would mess with my sense of time more than crossing the Atlantic does.  Because I could have gone east or west I’m pretty sure Afghanistan is just about as far away from Minnesota as I can get.  For you Cliff Clavin fans out there,  according to a cool ‘tunneling tool’ found on-line, Minnesota’s opposite point on the the globe, or antipodal, is in the middle of…

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About robgrimesphotography

Experienced and enthusiastic, I have a real passion for photography that I have gained over the years and that shines through in my pictures and my portfolio. I specialise in capturing those spontaneous moments that we otherwise could lose, either at your wedding or on a relaxed family shoot of your choice. I am always happy to talk about photography, so if you think I might be the right person to take your photographs then give me a ring to discuss your pictures, they are yours after all. Also a full time serving soldier in the Infantry in the British Army, but soon to be leaving the forces after Project Afghan finishes.
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