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"Short stories and travel reports from my life adventures around the globe".

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Fear and Loathing in Jaipur, a short story from India.

Fear and Loathing in Jaipur. In March 2004 I was 25 years old. With not a care in the world, no particular place to be and zero commitments to speak of, I packed up a rucksack and headed off to India. The future lay sparkling and I thought it would last forever. Jaipur had sounded […]

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Same Same But Different, a short story from India.

Same Same But Different – a short story from India In March 2004 I was 25 years old. With not a care in the world, no particular place to be and zero commitments to speak of, I packed up a rucksack and headed off to India. The future lay sparkling and I thought it would […]

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What Do You Think of Love? – a short story from India.

What Do You Think of Love? – a short story from India. In March 2004 I was 25 years old. With not a care in the world, no particular place to be and zero commitments to speak of, I packed up a rucksack and headed off to India. The future lay sparkling and I thought […]

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2021: A Travel Blogger’s Balkan Odyssey.

2021: A Travel Blogger’s Balkan Odyssey. So that was 2021? I don’t know about you, but for us it went by in a flash. Indeed it seems like only yesterday I wrote my first ever end of year review, 2020: The Highs and Lows of a Nomadic Travel Blogger. I really enjoyed writing that piece. […]

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Travel Report: Fitzneal Street, London.

Fitzneal Street, London. July, 2019. With thanks to my dad and Uncle Doug for their help in making this article possible.  —— I had butterflies in my stomach as I turned off Old Oak Common Lane into Fitzneal Street. Butterflies because, dear god, the street hadn’t changed a bit in over 35 years. In an […]

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Travel Report: Kensal Green Cemetery, London.

Kensal Green Cemetery, London. July 2019. With thanks to Dave Powell for his help during the writing of this article. —— As regular readers of these pages well know, I do love exploring the world’s cemeteries and graveyards. Call me weird, but there’s just something special about that mix of silence, history and foliage. All those […]

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Travel Report: Trafalgar Square, London.

Trafalgar Square, London. May 2019. Cover photo by David Iliff. License: CC BY-SA 3.0. It was a grey afternoon in London when I arrived at one of the English capital’s most iconic and historic public squares. It felt surreal to be back here. Indeed I have vague memories of running among the pigeons as a kid. […]

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Travel Report: Westminster Bridge, London.

Westminster Bridge, London. May 2019. Cover photo courtesy of Martin Dunst.  It had been a long time since I last felt the fresh air of the Thames on my face from Westminster Bridge. In fact, I believe the last time I’d been here was around fourteen years ago. That had been a hectic afternoon guiding Belgian English […]

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