Barcelona: Christmas in Catalonia

Last year it was Vietnam, a country I was sorry to leave! The year before, China. And so to my first European xmas for a long while. It’s always fascinating on a cultural sphere to see how and/or if xmas is celebrated. Obviously in this part of Europe it’s a no brainer and to that […]

Barcelona: Big Bubbles, No Troubles

*I began a very detailed diary of what’s been happening here in BCN then realised this may not be the right place for it. So have written something anew as follows… Barcelona twice in one year. Wow, I must be doing something right, while some get by on doing wrong and it’s that pitch between […]

Terminal Wanderlust: Details

Originally released in 2004, Circles and Bumps is a series of poetic recollections about airports, flying, memory and travel. This September marks its 10th birthday, but that’s not all! This time it’s accompanied by new collection Terminal Wanderlust. The book will be issued as a single volume of two parts (hopefully) on September 29 via […]

Terminal Wanderlust: Running Order

T1: Circles & Bumps Gate 01 AKL AUCKLAND Gate 02 ATH ATHENS Gate 03 BAH BAHRAIN Gate 04 BOM BOMBAY Gate 05 CDG PARIS – CHARLES DE GALLE Gate 06 CPH COPENHAGEN Gate 07 CWL CARDIFF Gate 08 DEL DELHI Gate 09 DUB DUBLIN Gate 10 FCO ROME – LEONARDO DA VINCI Gate 11 HKG […]

Terminal Wanderlust: Release date announced

I am gearing up for release of my new book Terminal Wanderlust. More details soon.

Terminal Wanderlust teasers

Where in the World?

As it’s my 50th blog, it seemed a good time to assess where I’ve been and my wish list of things to come… So far I have been very fortunate to venture far and wide. I never take anything for granted and remain grateful for all I’ve seen. However, at the risk of sounding blasé, […]