The quiet joys and foibles of solo living.

Welcome to the Hippodrome

Hippopotami kill more people in Africa than do the carnivores with sharp teeth and claws, or beasties with excessive hornage. I’m sure you’re heard this, right? The highly territorial hippo … Continue reading

September 28, 2015 · 1 Comment

Dish Jockey

“The prawns are like toys!” was the amused observation of Alberto the Colombian chef, as he moved the hapless crustaceans’ tiny joints to demonstrate. I was delighted by this. I … Continue reading

August 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Khao San-ity Road

The novice Thai traveller, arriving for the first time at Khao San Road, is hit by over-stimulation. There is much to take in, and soon you find your humble but … Continue reading

July 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Nude Sailing

Now that I’ve got your attention 😉 Yes it’s pretty isn’t it. In the background is the Tyn Church in Prague’s Nove Mestro – Old Town Square. People have asked … Continue reading

June 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Lonely in Paradise

I like this photo, where you only see half our boatman and half his coconut drink. Because my point is, you only see half the picture. What you see in … Continue reading

June 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Kruger. (but no cougar)

Late 2014, I went to Kruger National Park. For those who don’t know its whereabouts, Kruger National Park is in South Africa, thought the northern part of it pokes into … Continue reading

May 24, 2015 · 1 Comment

Opening Post

After all these pondering years, finally a blog. Why have I, a writer at heart, started so late? I remember when I ‘discovered the internet’, back just prior to the … Continue reading

May 24, 2015 · Leave a comment