I’m writing this from the sofa, watching day two of the Winter Olympics in and around Beijing. While my eyes are on sports taking place far away, my thoughts are somewhere closer to home. Since my November-December trip to Italy and Switzerland, I’ve often thought longingly back to a few days spent in the heartContinue reading “Postcard from… Grindelwald”
Do you still send postcards when you’re away? Does anyone really send them anymore? I know I do, but I’m just one person. And isn’t it just so much easier to reach for the smart phone… A cursory google search for stats on modern postcard habits didn’t bring up a major Post Office survey orContinue reading “Poignant postcards”
Many of us think of Windsor Castle when we think of Windsor. It represents over a thousand years of royal history. But when I think of Windsor, I also think of log flumes. Don’t get me wrong, I do think of the Windsor Castle bit of Windsor, it’s a stunner of a building. And theContinue reading “Postcard from…Windsor (and Westminster)”
The elegance and quiet of a remote corner of Iceland in winter.
Longer read 31° degrees Celsius. 88° degrees Fahrenheit. 70% humidity. Welcome to Kyoto in July. Or, to be specific, Kyoto in July 2018. In Japan’s ravishing old capital, and across most of Japan, a heatwave was sweeping through, the worst since records began. And there I was, on holiday with my brother. I’d had bigContinue reading “Postcard from…a Japanese heatwave”
The best sushi I nearly never had
World famous composers and serious sunsets – out on the Venetian Lagoon.
One photo, one destination, one story. A postcard from… Banff Town.