Jakarta – statues, boats, kids

19 December 2015 | Places

Jakarta appeared briefly on my travel itinerary in 2015. It’s a city somewhat lacking in iconic attractions, apart from Monas, the giant column better known as ‘Sukarno’s Last Erection.’ Like Mao – and many Western leaders for that matter – Sukarno was reputed to have...

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Films of 2008

26 December 2008 | Culture

I’m running through my travel lists for 2008, we started with 10 interesting hotels, moved on to music highlights and then the views out the window  from my favourite flights. Next it was cars & drives and then museums, galleries & exhibitions followed by phot...

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