About Granada, Spain: tips and tricks for the urban explorer, extended visitor or people simply living in one of the most beautiful cities in the world. (This is a review I posted to Amazon Kindle about this book, I liked it enough that I thought it also belonged here – go buy the book) A… Read More »
1st June 2013 Over the Atlantic near Canada This morning I awoke at four forty to start the long day of travel that would see me arrive at Austin, Texas for this years YEt Another Perl Conference, North America. The journey would be a drive to the airport, Manchester, an eight hour flight to Chicago,… Read More »
18 May 2013 On a train from Paris to Marne le Vallee I am sat here wondering how, aside from using it in the title of this piece, I can work in the line from the Tenesse Williams play: “I have always relied on the kindness of strangers.” I guess I just did. I am… Read More »
Holy duck look at the size of the crack in the windscreen of the taxi I am in. This specific post was created using WordPress for Android on a mobile phone. This explains but not excuses any incorrect or unusual typography, brevity or formatting.
I have found myself writing on journeys again, this is an encouraging sign. I have left it too long in between writing and thinking about things. I am not even sure if I care who even reads what I write, it is the action of doing it that has become important to me, especially since… Read More »
We got back from a fortnight of traveling yesterday in which several countries were passed through and several theme parks also. We had a great time but now we are safely back home and in our home environment. Today is turning out to be a bit of a scorcher, sun is out, sky is mostly… Read More »
I am traveling a lot during August and it is taking an inevitable toll on my life, and probably a little on my sanity. My issues are that if I travel without my wife and kids I miss them and often have very disturbed sleep because of that. I have got very used to sleeping… Read More »
Flying to the United States I decided to do some writing and since I wanted to drown out an odious nearby person and the drone of the planes engines (which I normally tune out from but the odious man was too irritating – ranty post to come). I therefore went to the music channel and… Read More »