March 8, 2018

It's all glamour this travel writing malarkey. I'm frittering away time at Cairns domestic airport en route to frittering away even more time at Melbourne Airport before a 23 hour flight back to London via the shiny malls of Dubai Airport reassured in the knowledge I c...

December 29, 2017

My first writing assignment for 2018 will be a short trip to the West African state of Liberia in early January. You may have heard of it recently making news with the election of George Weah, once a global soccer star, as Liberia’s new president. But mostly the only s...

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About It starts with Bus #173 

This is my occasional blog focusing on my travels abroad and at home in Dartmoor. All my journeys, whether it’s a 4-day schlepp to Pitcairn Island or a 3-week boat journey across Micronesia, begin with the local country bus #173 from my home in Chagford to Exeter, where I take the train or bus to London.

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