Here’s hoping your New Year is filled with bridges, smooth roads, loving, fun-filled company and, if travel is your thing, plenty of adventures.
Here you'll find my thoughts about life, travel, books and, because I love a laugh, the occasional spoof. All this from the perspective of a small town, on an island, in a country that's too close to the Antarctic for comfort.
Nau Mai, Haere mai. Come on in!
“Scones, pikelets, pavalovas, make New Zealand great.” AK Grant. Footrot Flats, the musical.
“Creativity is about play and a kind of willingness to go with your intuition.If you know where you are going and what you are going to do, why do it?” Frank Gehry
Please, be the great the rest of us need you to be.
One year ago, Myanmar went to the polls. This week it’s the turn of the United States.
“It isn’t pretty, but it’s what I want it to be.”
One of us goes for a swim and the other has a close encounter with jungle dirt.
More confessions from a timid traveller
A race against the clock on Isla del Sol, Lake Titicaca.
On the Bolivian side of Lake Titicaca, the town of Copacabana is where the locals come to play. And play they do!