29 May 2015 | Places
Why had I never been to Mallorca before? I finally got around to it with a bunch of friends, we all had a great week there, staying at the Hotel Son Paulo up in the hills at Orient. We never went near Magaluf, the package tour centre often referred to as Shagaluf.
The Old Ways
10 March 2015 | Media
I finally got around to reading Robert Macfarlane’s much acclaimed (and best selling) walking account – the ‘Book of the Year’ for many critics. Much of the The Old Ways follows the old routes of Britain, including offshore routes both by boat and on foot. That includ...
27 December 2011 | Media
I missed British comedian Mark Thomas’ ‘walking the wall’ performance when I was at the Edinburgh Festival in August, but I have done the next best thing, read Extreme Rambling, the book of his walk. Rambling is walking British fashion, A to B, not necessarily by ...
Other Transport of 2008
25 December 2008 | Transport
I’m running through my travel lists for 2008, we started with 10 interesting hotels, moved on to my best music experiences and then the views out the window from my favourite flights. Next it was cars & drives and then museums, galleries & exhibitions followe...
Maria Island, Tasmania
27 January 2008 | Places
A stroll down the beach with good food and a glass of wine every night, what’s not to like? My 2008 travels (and walking) started with a bunch of friends on a small island off the coast of Tasmania, the not-quite-so-small island state of Australia. The Maria Island Wa...