An Award of all things!

My blog has been properly active for about 6 weeks, in which time I have got quite addicted to it! My wife however, often mocks my enthusiasm for my blog. She does not feel the pressure of having to write regular posts to keep my (30) adoring fans happy. Therefore, it was with much delight …

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A slightly different side of Dubai

At the weekends in Dubai, it's very easy to spend your time moving from one shopping mall to another, from one cafe to the next, from a designer clothes shop to a frozen yoghurt parlour. This kind of thing happens even more in summer, when it's not really possible to go outside. So last weekend, making …

Beach Bum!

In response to The Daily Post's writing prompt: "Places." It might be because I grew up on the South Coast of England, and spent most of my long childhood summers at either East or West Wittering, that still today, the beach is my favourite place to be. I love everything about it. When you are …

Bang on the curve

Some time ago, a friend and I were sat on a Greyhound bus, making the hot, slow journey from Los Angeles to Dallas across the south western states of North America. I can't remember exactly how long it takes, but it feels like days, leaving California and winding through Arizona, New Mexico and into Texas. If …

Battle of The Bulge

No, I've not decided to write a history blog and this is not a post about a German counter offensive through the Ardennes forest during World War 2.  It's just the title for my 2nd 30 day, or rather 28 day challenge of 2015. (See previous post "One month at a time") For February, I …

Getting the Bug

I couldn’t really say when I fell in love with the whole idea of “traveling”. As a kid I was lucky enough to go on family holidays abroad, and while they were definitely the traditional 1980’s holiday destinations that a lot of families from the UK would have gone on, they were still a really …

Blogging Boot Camp!

So for the month of March I will be going back to school slightly as I aim to perfect the art of blogging! Bear with me as slowly try to improve my blogging skills and hopefully, one day, a visit to my blog might be a more enjoyable experience for you! Task one is just …