Newport: Jigsaw Falling into Place

It is not often I get to blog about the hometown (technically speaking somewhere between the M4 and Caerleon), so rare in fact it’s never been done, so here goes… It’s fair to say that Newport doesn’t exactly conjure up positive imagery; even Lonely Planet has previously referred to it as ‘a bit of a […]

Travel: Are AMERICAN TOURISTER Bags Worth the Money?

‘American Tourister products are rigorously tested to ensure that the travel products you trust meet stringent standards.’ from American Tourist website. Now I don’t know what their rigorous tests involve but they can’t do too much where the wheels are concerned or they need me to conduct their rigorous tests. Granted the beautiful wheely bag […]

Cardiff: A Different Man

March 12 1983 is the date I left New Zealand to return to the UK and Wales so this date has historical significance. Time and resources dictate swift action so London is lost, exchanged for the M4. Three decades later, ten years after leaving, seven years since my last visit and five years in China […]