When I set off on my travels round the world one thing I wasn’t expecting was to end up visiting not one, but two Bond Villain Lairs! You know how they always look so exotic and remote? Earlier this week news went viral of Sir Roger Moore’s passing.  With this in mind I thought now […]

Here we go, fully ramping up the blogging now.  I headed back into the depths of my drafts and found this post I wrote whilst I was in China, at the very start of my travels last August.  Not sure why I didn’t hit publish at the time but now it feels very apt to […]

… that is the question! On a recent trip to Indonesia I had a travel wobble.  Another one.  I seem to be forever having them.  Each country poses a new personal challenge for me.  I’m sure most of it is derived from the fact that this is all I have to worry about these days. […]

Six months have flown past since I left on my trip.  I was just reading back on my last post I’m back?! and how I talked about how I didn’t really have much time to put fingers to keys to write about my travels and I laughed.  I’ve found myself in Australia for the past two months, […]

HIYA!  It’s been a while….. so this year I turned 40.  40!  Most of you know this as I keep mentioning it… I think I’m still coming to terms with it to be honest.  Apart from the ever increasing grey hair and crow’s feet – how can I be old enough to turn 40?!  Around […]

A 5 mile walk in North London on a rainy Good Friday you say?  Why not!  With non stop rain, I had this wonderful walking route almost all to myself, bar a few crazy runners and some dogs that seemed to like muddy puddles a little too much. From the 1860s a train line ran […]

I grew up within the commuter belt of London so from an early age Dad use to bring me up to “town” to see the London sights in the school holidays.  From 16 I started coming up to London with my friends, at 23 I moved to London and 17 years later I’m still here. […]