A few whimsical memories of my time living in KSA. It wasn’t all bad!!
Passing a spice shop and taking a breath of cardamon and cinnamon then a second later catching a whiff of the sewer.
Buying an ice cream… Read more →
So I’ve been here over four months now and a few things are standing out in my experience… but excuse the mostly unrelated photos as it’s not very cool to take pics in public.
The first thing is the beggars.… Read more →
I landed on the 18th December, after 31 hours travel, feeling shattered and worried I’d made a big mistake. I’d been told I would be met at the airport by someone who would have a sign. I interpreted this to… Read more →
I was born in Whakatane but moved to Gisborne when I was 3 so I’ve never really considered the place to be my hometown. My dad, however, has lived there most of his life and the last couple of times… Read more →
The Milford is the most famous of New Zealand’s so-called Great Walks and I can confirm that it involves a considerable amount of walking (54km) and is definitely a great experience. But whether, like me, you consider it to be… Read more →
April 25th marked the 14th anniversary of the death of Kemi Olusanya, better known as Kemistry from the female drum n bass duo Kemistry & Storm.
Thanks to whoever took this great pic of Kemistry!
When I went to London… Read more →
Some places around the world where I took a few breaths to imagine those who had gone before me!
The chapel at Magdelen College, Oxford, where Oscar Wilde studied.
The Old City, Valencia.
George Eliot’s Grave in Highgate Cemetery, London.… Read more →
*Well serves me right for being pessimistic: I must update this post because City have just won the league!!! Brilliant.
**Now they are utterly dominating I’m embarrassed to say I adopted them!
So it’s pretty much inevitable that United will… Read more →