Category Archives: travel

The Hardest Thing In This World Is To Live In It

First jet lag and then days and days of what I hope is just a terrible cold and not yet another flare up have thrown sleep patterns into chaos and dampened my mental faculties. As it is I still can … Continue reading

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Vain Lines Dawdling

Some believe that travel changes a person, that faraway sights and starry nights on distant shores can imbue pieces of the world itself into the soul to forever bind human and planet together like tree-trunk and ivy. If this were … Continue reading

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A Trick Of Time, A Change Of Faces

The heart is a powerful organ yet infinitely fragile at the same time. My own has been pushed and pulled over the past few days courtesy of many factors: leaving behind my beloved in beautiful California to come home to … Continue reading

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From The Redwood Forest…

We avoided the ugly excesses of Black Friday yesterday and indulged in Back To Nature Saturday today by heading for Big Sur. And it is quite big, in case you wondered. Very tricky to find the spot where Kerouac took … Continue reading

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The World Is Too Old For Us To Talk About It With Our New Words

Deep blue skies that even Dali would marvel at. Azure ocean water breaking against rocks as old as time itself. The surf roaring in like a proud lion before shushing itself back out again so the next roar somehow sounds … Continue reading

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The Universe Is An Angel

Temperatures in the high seventies in the last week of November? Toto we ain’t in Kansas any more. In fact, Toto, if I’m perfectly honest, we’ve never been in Kansas and you’re not even my dog. Go home boy, go … Continue reading

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Exercising My Right Not To Wear Some Flowers In My Hair

There’s nothing quite like having to go to an American medical clinic to make an Englishman appreciate the NHS. The staff were excellent and the doctor very calming and knowledgeable but the handing over of large sums of cash for … Continue reading

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