Barefoot Sandals in Everyday Life

In principle I should have always been fond of standard barefoot sandals, given my generally barefoot…

The F*cket (Anti-Bucket) List, or Places To Die Before I Go

Everyone has a ‘Bucket List’, a tick-off sheet which itemises all the things you’d like to…

Podcast #040: First Time Travels

Welcome to Episode 40 of my “Travel Tales From Beyond The Brochure” podcast. Do You Remember…

Podcast #039: The People’s Republic Of South Yorkshire

Welcome to Episode 39 of my “Travel Tales From Beyond The Brochure” podcast. In this episode…

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…

Podcast #032: Asexual Awareness

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

Perth & Fremantle: 1st & 2nd Impressions

I went to Perth and Fremantle in my ‘year of travelling’, when I took a career…

Asexuality, Aromanticism, and Dating

On my other posts I talk almost exclusively about asexuality – the lack of sexual attraction.…

History in the Outer Hebrides

As you may know, the Outer Hebrides have been inhabited for several thousand years. My limited…

Podcast #024: Travel at different ages

Welcome to Episode 24 of my “Travel Tales From Beyond The Brochure” podcast. This week’s podcast…

Podcast #019: Privilege in the time of a Pandemic Virus

Welcome to Episode 19 of my “Travel Tales From Beyond The Brochure” podcast. Bit of a…