I Was Born In Year Zero: The Killing Fields

I was born in Year Zero. To be absolutely precise, I was born a few months…

Podcast #035: Toxic Masculinity and Gender Pride

Welcome to Episode 35 of my “Travel Tales From Beyond The Brochure” podcast. This episode is…

Barefoot Backpacker’s Guide To Pride Flags

The problem with Pride Flags, I realised this week, is that apart from the blindingly obvious…

A Trip on the Indian Pacific Railway

Indian Pacific – a name, like ‘Orient Express’ (but possibly not ‘Woodhead’) which evokes a nostalgia…

Podcast #032: Asexual Awareness

Welcome to Episode 32 of my “Travel Tales From Beyond The Brochure” podcast. I am aware…

Asexuality and Kink

The combination of asexuality and kink isn’t one I suspect many people realise exists, given there’s…

Being Aromantic

I’ve spoken a lot about asexuality, but there’s another word I’ve frequently used – aromantic. Clearly…

Where Are All The Older Asexuals?

One of the issues often touted online about asexuality is around its demographics, specifically with regard…

Asexuality, and Travel as an Asexual

As you know, I am “The Barefoot Backpacker“, and I travel around the world. As you…

Asexuality and Asexual Pride

I’m often to be found wearing or displaying aspects of Asexual Pride, to demonstrate my identity…

Asexuality Overview & My Experiences

I kind of realised my asexuality by accident. See, I go through life thinking “Well I…

A Guide to Transport in the Outer Hebrides

Transport in the Outer Hebrides is probably easier than you might imagine. It’s certainly more interesting.…