Tag Archives: Travel and Tourism


I don’t know how many books I’ve read that have been set in a travelling gypsy circus. From Enid Blyton to Alistair MacLean, they’re usually portrayed as places of intrigue and adventure; where young, yet ambitious rapscallions can escape their … Continue reading

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Hi ho, hi ho, it’s off to work I go…

I thought that it would be worthwhile to provide a few snippets of the dreadful, traffic-infested, concrete jungle I have to travel through to get to work every day. The image above shows the route, with the white lines indicating … Continue reading

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Slow on the Water

Canals are not something one immediately associates with South Africa. There’s only a couple that I’m aware of – one leading from the V&A Waterfront to the Cape Town International Convention Centre, and a few hundred yards around Canal Walk … Continue reading

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A Theory Awaiting Confirmation

There’s so much that could be written about the Yorkshire Dales – the rolling hills, the beautiful scenery, the ubiquitous stone walls and winding country lanes – that I’m not even going to try. It’s all been done before, by … Continue reading

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