Other stuff

If it doesn't fit into the other categories you'll find it here.

Following the seasons

fts0.jpg  A short ways from me is a nature reserve that's very handy. Not for the wildlife,...
Aug 06, 2018

The Ego Travellers

tet1.jpg  There are times that I get bored and want to do something a bit different. Such...
Jun 07, 2018

I couldn't resist this

icn1.jpg  He sat there, quietly, hiding behind several others hoping that the buyer would soon arrive. A...
Apr 13, 2018

Heading for seven

syf1.jpg  During a winter walk the other day, I stopped to look at this ancient tree. One...
Mar 15, 2018

The Doors and Portals

cgu4.jpg  We look out a window, often to see what's there. Sometimes imagination comes into play and...
Jan 01, 2018

Too much for me

tmu0.jpg  The last few years has seen a plethora of travel blogs rise from the dust of...
Dec 16, 2017

Just a little shakshuka

std1.jpg  We all like our various dishes as the towns and countries roll by. Whether it's some...
Nov 06, 2017

Maybe it's time for a change

mtc.jpg  Lately a number of situations have arisen which are giving rise to a considerable amount of...
Jul 23, 2017

Ongoing conundrums

ogc0.jpg  Should I or shouldn't I? The question hung there, like a pale shadow in the mist...
Apr 12, 2017

The print shop on the frozen lake

fzl.jpg  We all have dreams. Some are remembered, some not. For the most part I rarely recall...
Apr 01, 2017

My decadent cup of coffee

dec00.jpg  Arriving in England, many years ago, I thought a cup of coffee would be nice. It...
Jan 25, 2017

Rebagging a bag

aft1.jpg  When traveling for just a few days, I do not need a backpack or larger travel...
Nov 21, 2016

A new thing for me

ant1.jpg  Almost everywhere I go fits into this description, so when I was to have an operation...
Oct 15, 2016

Afterthoughts and a change - a five month assessment

cbk4.jpg  Good ideas don't always work, even when they are plausible. After nearly five months away, I...
Sep 01, 2016

Lord of the Rings, a Travelers Guide

ltr1.jpg  The past 50 odd years has seen The Lord of the Rings progress from one volume...
Jan 30, 2016

Pruning for my travel

cbk1.jpg  I watched the man as he set about pruning his rose bush. It was a severe...
Nov 20, 2015

Monster on the road

ror1.jpg  The night was warm and I was uncomfortable enough to wake up at 3 am. It...
Oct 11, 2015

So the moon eclipsed

mec1.jpg  I am not an astronomer and didn't really want get up at 2am to see the...
Sep 28, 2015

Pain in bed thoughts

pib.gif  Things were bad enough having to be semi grounded with a catheter. Slipping a disc in...
Aug 11, 2015

Graffiti to street art

grf1.jpg  It's all over the place. From miserable scrawls to world class artists. Scribbles on a brick...
May 05, 2015

Spring is On

sp50.jpg  It was Easter Monday, the temperature in the mid fifties and I was a bit bored....
Apr 10, 2015

Two odd figures

bgb1.jpg  After a lot of humming and hawing, I decided to have my old Leica/Lumix fully redone....
Apr 07, 2015

Sometimes it gets boring

bor1.jpg  I suppose this applies to a lot of places in the world. You hike through the...
Apr 01, 2015

The Tree

itr.jpg  Centuries have I stood. Countless generations passed by me. Many enjoyed my shelter. Some have seen...
Feb 23, 2015

Backpacking's not always fun

naf1.jpg  People view backpacking in a number of ways. For some it's glamorous, others could care less...
Nov 15, 2014

Do you remember your first flight?

fly.jpg  I do and it was quite an event. We are so used to flying that it...
Mar 07, 2014

Travel can get boring

tgb.jpg   The television news article went on and on about the thing. Newspapers lauded the display and...
Aug 08, 2013

How to pack for that budget trip and still stay sane

murphy.jpg   If you are like myself and are not a millionaire, you will want to save as...
July 07, 2013

Backpacking when you're older

bpo1.jpg  As I surf around to different blogs, sites and forums I notice that the realm of...
July 20, 2012

Coffee on the trail

cott1.jpg  The month of June has mainly been a rest and doing other stuff. As for blog...
Jun 29, 2012