Southern England Museums
5 November 2012 | Culture
▲ Flying out of London to Morocco a few weeks ago we passed just north of the Isle of Wight, with the whole island framed in my window. Earlier this year we sailed around the southern coast of the island and then up the Solent into Southampton on board the Queen Ma...
Marrakesh – Jardin Majorelle
2 November 2012 | Places
Last month Maureen and I had a short stay at a friend’s house in Marrakesh in Morocco. Our previous two visits to Marrakesh were in 2007 when we drove through on our way to Banjul in Gambia on the Plymouth-Banjul Challenge – nurse an old car down to West Africa and gi...
Sites of Impact
1 February 2012 | Media
▲ Wolfe Creek Crater, Western Australia
Every now and then I pick up a ‘got to go there’ book, you read it or look at the pictures and that’s what you immediately think. Judith Schalansky’s Atlas of Remote Islands was a fine example, she claimed she hadn’t been t...