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Travel theme: Old-fashioned

It’s hotting up around here and I’m cooling down with a good old-fashioned Old Fashioned.

While I’m at it, I’ve been looking through some photos of old-fashioned things I’ve happened across on my travels…. 152 more words


Travel theme: Off-Centre

After my adventure to the ever so ancient and ever so slightly off-centre centre of Ireland, I had a look through my photos for more off-centre shots. 365 more words


Travel theme: Handmade

There seems to be a growing demand for handmade (and even homemade) items in the circles I have been moving in recently. Perhaps it is a backlash against the anonymity of mass production. 262 more words


Travel theme: Modern

I attended a recreation of an ancient fire festival recently which I will be writing about shortly, but one of the things I loved about it was that, dotted around the ancient ceremonial site stood fantastically big modern sculptures of art. 226 more words


Travel Theme: Tangle

Huge, imposing, gritty. A tangle of steel I-beams.

Clock Knot by Mark di Suvero stands watch over the engineering students at the University of Texas at Austin. 537 more words

Travels And Adventures

Travel theme: Tangle

The wind has been fierce around this way and it’s been hard on everyone. Trees creak ominously and garden birds hurtle across the skies at alarming rates as they try unsuccessfully to┬ádefy the gusts. 286 more words


Travel theme: Hats

I’ve never considered myself a slave to fashion; to be honest I delight in being quirkily unfashionable; shabby chic and more often than not, just shabby. 384 more words