Category Archives: United Kingdom

Gunpowder, Treason and Plot

Remember, remember, the 5th of November The Gunpowder Treason and plot; I see of no reason why Gunpowder Treason Should ever be forgot. Every fifth of November bonfires are lit all around England and fireworks are set off to commemorate the … Continue reading

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US Road Trip Day 2 aka Yellowstone & the Road to Hell

I woke up from a deep sleep, not quite sure where I was. It took me a moment to realise I was in a motel off I-90 just across the Montana border. Memories of the previous day’s adventures came flooding … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Street Markets

There is something about a street market that makes everything look, smell and taste just that little bit better. From colourful markets on the sunny streets of Central America… …to chilly floodlit flower stalls on London’s Embankment… …street markets are … Continue reading

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Blue

Some of my favourite travel moments have been dominated by the colour blue. I still dream of the endless blue of Kailua Bay on the west coast of Oahu and the turquoise blue crystal waters of Lake Atitlán surrounded by … Continue reading

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I met Winnie the Pooh

As a child, I delighted in the adventures of Winnie the Pooh. As a teenager, I found wisdom in the Tao of Pooh. At present, I have a postcard of Pooh and Piglet on my wall. I never warmed to … Continue reading

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Jolly, holly & other things ending in olly

Christmas is breaking out all over Manhattan and it’s not even Thanksgiving yet. The ice rinks are up and running, Christmas trees are popping up everywhere and light displays are starting to illuminate the night. Here are a couple of … Continue reading

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