Yuka Fujii: Like Planets Exhibition

How bizarre the nomadic road that guides has lead me back to Britannia at a most tumultuous time in its history yet it’s in the quieter hinterland of Hackney I find myself pondering the second JAPAN related exhibition in as many months.  Just as my residence in Lewisham afforded me the chance to see Steve […]

Barcelona: Nostalgia of Transport Past

Back in the big smoke and especially my favourite part of it, Horta to find its library running an exhibition of Barcelona transport from 1920 to 1975 (oddly no shots of Horta itself from what I could see). Going back to the Helsinki blog, taking a city as you find it, photography offers essential documentation […]

Hanoi: Journey to Madrid

Time is money so the saying goes. Sadly I had plenty of the former but was running low on the latter. I was sad alright, not only to be leaving Hanoi (and my beautiful apartment) but also of saying goodbye to Laos before I had a chance to say hello. To make matters worse the […]

Saigon/HCMC: Journey to Hanoi

Saigon to Hanoi is the longest train journey I have ever undertaken, it’s 35 hours eclipsing Hong Kong to Beijing at 23 (back in 2011). Both took place in December and both were in search of new fortune, not just travel. A metro under construction and ancient buses meant a rare taxi ride, never my […]