"Short stories and travel reports from my life adventures around the globe".
Incidents In India.
Incidents in India, a short story collection.
My first ever stretch of bona fide traveling came in India. I was 24 years old at the time and pretty damn clueless. However, I compensated for this with bags of positivity and anticipation for what was a huge step into the unknown. Actually, I was supposed to be doing the trip alone. But then I unexpectedly made a friend in the visa queue at the Indian Embassy in Edinburgh. Looking back, I think I needed that companionship and have often wondered what kind of scrapes I’d have gotten myself into had I gone solo.
Hotel Shahjahan, Agra. March, 2004.
Of course it turned out to be a wondrous trip. Moreover, it confirmed the suspicions I’d had about what kind of lifestyle I wanted to lead and whetted my appetite for the flurry of adventures that would follow. To find out more about those long ago escapades, check out Incidents In India; twelve tales detailing my experiences across the country.
Incidents In India is dedicated to the memory of Janet Amos. Wife of Derek, friend to all, DIY queen, expert listener, talented knitter and thoughtful bestower of lucky socks. I certainly wouldn’t have survived India without them.