Glasgow Smiles Better

See, I grew up in Liverpool in the 1980s. Hard times in a rough city; it…

Flanders – … But there *are* no poppies!

Flanders. And no, nothing to do with Ned. I’m sure you’ve all been subjected to the…

Snip Snip Snip – the Cragg Vale Coiners

“I heard the coiners took the scissor to the Union Jack, with a snipper and a…

Visit to Pere Lachaise (2014-11-16)

Although the breeze was light, and the rain had stopped before sunrise, I was glad of…

Day 03: La Ciudad de los Muertos

Monday 19 May 2014 I’ve decided that the more time I spend here, the stranger this…

Cambodia: The Killing Fields

This is a direct copy of the entry that I made on my travels at the…

Fire and Water

I have a replacement fleece. Well, it’s actually a jacket rather than a fleece. It doesn’t…