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Dust in red still stains my shoes And drumbeats soothe my sleepless senses I am […]
There was a large light. I fell. And then no-one came to rescue us. Nagasaki, […]
Is it Burma or Myanmar? I arrived under cover of darkness. Deep, night, darkness. I […]
When the change came, the island held its breath. What would happen the following day?
Would people turn up to work? Or would they leave?
“In the cool of the evening we rode in the country and were perfectly enraptured […]
Today’s guest post is by Lillie Marshall. She is an energetic, six-foot tall Boston Teacher who […]
How did you get into shark photography? Did the photography come first or the sharks?
Wow. Just wow, I thought when I first saw Alex’s photos on Camels and Chocolate. […]
The sand I’m standing on is soft and bleached, the type that squeaks beneath your soles if you walk too fast.
A surprise encounter in the Grenadines…
Sometimes things go wrong in life. The printer at the car hire company breaks, the sat nav doesn’t work, the
Surfers have a reputation for being cool, laid back and sexy. I’m talking, of course, […]
Today’s post comes from a woman whom I very much admire. It first appeared on her own blog and it moved me so much that I had to get in touch and ask whether I could cover the story here. She gave her permission for me to reproduce the whole article – and since…
“I’m not a cook. I’m a fixer man.”
It’s a striking opening line from anyone, but coming from Fabián Martín, it sounds particularly ominous…
A man and a woman walk hand in hand through the speckled sunshine in Olot, Catalonia…
Ferran Adria, head chef at the world’s best restaurant, talks about women, words and how bloggers are changing gastronomy.
I’m in the El Bulli restaurant in northeast Spain being totally, thoroughly and utterly ignored – which is just the way I like it.
No, I’m not talking about the life of James Bond (or at least, not as far as I know.)
I’m talking about life as a conflict resolution and peacebuilding specialist, a real life job with plenty of travel and overwhelming responsibility…
Vespa. On the one hand there’s the breathless icon, the vision of beautiful Italian limbs perched upon beautiful Italian design, zipping past fountains, ochre walls and cafes practically swaying with romantic intrigue. On the other, there’s a bald man in a shirt and tie. The man…
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