In Pictures: Atop Across The World

When I travel, I always try to see things from a different perspective. Not just metaphorically, but physically too.  Climbing high to observe my surroundings helps me to get my bearings and also provides an alternative view of very familiar places. Sometimes, I’ve made an extra effort to reach the tops of buildings and mountains,…

What’s In A Name?

“A rose by any other name would smell as sweet” ~ William Shakespeare One of my favourite things about being a blogger is how much I learn on the job. Three years ago widgets, tags and SEO weren’t in my vocabulary. Today, I still struggle with them, but at the very least I know what…

Travel Blogging: A Chicken And Egg Tale

From the moment we began walking the earth, we found ways to record our experiences and explain the world around us. Be it through cave paintings, stone carvings or the printed word, we’re experts at describing our surroundings.   Sharing Our World With the advent of live documentaries, Internet and social media, we now share…

The Long Way Home Turns Two

Two years ago I sat in Sydney’s Kingsford Smith Airport about to leave Australia. After more than three years in Canberra, I was returning to the UK for a new, and at that point in time, temporary adventure.   I gradually fell in love with London life and haven’t yet returned Down Under. The Long…

From Australia To London By Train

It was almost three years ago now that I stood in Heathrow airport departures lounge with my one-way boarding pass to Australia clasped nervously in my hands. I had decided to migrate indefinitely, to a country that I had never visited before. This may sound like a rash plan by anyone’s standards, let alone someone…