As an appendix to my Hanoi blog, here’s some pictures of a spectacular three story cafe on the west bank of the west lake (Tay Ho). Every now and then you just get the feeling that it’s one you have to explore further and it ticked all the right boxes for a rainy or in […]
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 […]
REVERSING.. Last year saw me do travel I hadn’t planned until this year. It was my intention as I may have mentioned already to travel from Athens and work my way north. Instead I did this in reverse and Athens was approached from the north. Likewise in 2016 Hanoi was intended as the first stop […]
Only now looking back do I wonder why I never came here after Turkey and Thailand went pear shaped and I suppose the answer to that is.. it would’ve have been too similar and maybe not so much work as China offered in 2011 and still. So Cambodia and Laos remain the last two countries in […]
As you my valued followers know, I am not just a nomadic writer and photographer, but also an educator. It is quite clear that I cannot progress in the University sphere without possessing either an MA or a PhD – of which I neither have the time, the resources or the interest of doing […]
2018 marks the 70th birthday of Brian Eno. It occurred to me that while he is often spoken about, written about and admired, there wasn’t really a generic overview of best bits; solo and collaborative, which as you may imagine is a formidable body of work, so here’s my take on things both sonic and visual. *disclaimer […]
The second and final instalment of the ENTER NATURE project is all about the portraits. If you are interested in this as a potential book or catalogue please contact me via available channels.