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A Prison Camp of a Hundred and One Ships

This is a true story. I might write as if the story is amusing, which it is, never write as if it is not a serious subject, because it is. Both are true and with the tough life of ship breaking in India may be a little humour is important for the reader and for [...]

By | April 28th, 2015|Travel Stories|0 Comments

Enjoying my Demi-Celebrity Status

By | March 17th, 2015|Adventures|0 Comments

Ride to the Sunny South Recce Video

By | March 17th, 2015|Adventures|0 Comments

Driving Afghanistan. 50% chance of death? Bring it on!

By | March 17th, 2015|Adventures|0 Comments

MY AMAZING DESERT RESCUE BY A BEDOUIN

By | March 17th, 2015|Adventures|0 Comments

Hello world!

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!

By | February 24th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Turkiston Opera

It’s is not the Metropolitan, Glyndebourne or the Royal Opera, however, whatever the mojo is to make an opera buzz the Turkiston Opera has mojo. With a fraction of the resources of the big boys it works. The setting of the Turkiston Theatre is majestic, built on a slim elevated hill with view across its own [...]

By | March 7th, 2014|Travel Stories|0 Comments

El Ravel

Walk from the clean air and clean living of the bourgeoisie on the Rambla into the air of its neighbour the air becomes sticky, intrusive and intimidating. You know you are walking into a Wicked Place. For those who can see, as well as smell, hear and feel, after the clean building along the Rambla [...]

By | March 7th, 2014|Travel Stories|0 Comments

Midnight in Bhopal

I have seen many sad sights; many of the starving, many of the beggars, many of the cripples and many of the discriminated on the many streets of Indian cities. India has a countless and unfair collection of all four without including the numerous sad invisible, the countless abandoned and the various collections of vagrants. [...]

By | March 7th, 2014|Travel Stories|0 Comments

The 21.35 Train from Moscow

War and Peace, 1200 pages, should be wordy enough for 7 days inside a train.  How wrong. I read less than 100 pages spending the time drinking vodka and engaging in conversation for all 7 days and 6 nights. Other than the romance of train travel, it did seem a novel way to reach Australia. [...]

By | March 7th, 2014|Travel Stories|0 Comments