Our lives are such a constant quest to get somewhere that sometimes we fail to appreciate where we are. By far the most common question I get asked is ‘what’s next?’, but isn’t where we are and where we’ve been much more meaningful?Read more
Safe return doubtful: Was Shackleton’s advert apocryphal?
“Men wanted for hazardous journey. Low wages, bitter cold, long hours of complete darkness. Safe return doubtful. Honour and recognition in event of success.” Sir Ernest Shackleton (allegedly) At the beginning of his book Round Ireland with a Fridge, theRead more
All experience is an arch: a traveller’s motto
“All experience is an arch wherethrough Gleams that untravelled world, whose margin fades For ever and for ever when I move.” Alfred, Lord Tennyson I recently added the above quotation to the main page of my travel photos on thisRead more