Assorted Thames Views – London this year
9 December 2015 | Places
◄ Jason deCaires Taylor, is noted for his submerged sculptures, in particular at Cancun in Mexico where he has a group of figures for scuba divers to admire. A London short term art pop up featured four horses with oil well ‘horse heads’ for heads. They stood, with th...
30 December 2010 | Places
It's my annual look back at the year's travels. This year I started with Museums & Galleries, moved on to Cars & Bikes, then Animals & Wildlife, followed by Big Buddhas, 10 Books, Beaches, Aerial Views, Music and Weird Sightings, Great Signs.
Museums & Galleries
19 December 2010 | Culture
OK, it's time to look back over the last year. Starting with Museums & Galleries. Reading through my diary for the past 12 months there sure were a lot of them! Some highlights:
▲ The Alexandria Library right on the Mediterranean Coast in Egypt. An interesti...
Big Wheels – London, Singapore, Melbourne
23 October 2009 | Places
This morning I finally got around to riding the London Eye, London’s iconic giant ferris wheel, just downriver from Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. With a diameter of 135metres it’s big, but not the biggest of the world’s giant ferris wheels. The London Eye op...
Tour d’Afrique Preparation
18 March 2009 | Places
I’m in Africa and about to start my stage of the Cairo to Cape Town Tour d’Afrique. I’ll be riding from Iringa in Tanzania to Lilongwe in Malawi.
My Tour d’Afrique training came to a sudden stop when I headed off to Laos for the month of February, although I did a ...