March 11, 2011

Get well Steve!

I have just learned that my friend and talented musician, Steve Dagleish is unwell and in hospital.  Get well soon Steve, we have need of your music back!
March 10, 2011

Anoraknophobia!

I have decided I like trains.  Not in a geeky sort of way; I am hopefully a long way from wanting to stand at the end of a cold platform and write down engine numbers as a substitute for having […]
March 9, 2011

My hovercraft is full of eels…

My first day of solitary travelling and already I am on my fourth train; the Belgian countryside is rolling past the window; cars are driving on the right and I am starting to feel hungry.  All of which means that […]
March 6, 2011

On Wednesday I leave for Siberia…

…and how often can you say that? When I broached the subject with my wife she was very understanding.  “I want to go to Siberia,” I said.  “I want to make the journey without going on an aircraft and to […]