Travel Art

“An adventure is possible in your own backyard if you have an adventurous spirit” Taking part in a great social media chat regarding adventure travel gave rise to a number of issues. To some this type of travel seems to be synonymous with high risk and adrenalin sports. The truth is it is a phrase coined to group a number …

Anthropocene Epoch – Our unwelcome ‘viral’ impact

If you are unfamiliar with the term Anthropocene Epoch, it is the informal name which has been given to describe our impact on the Planet. It is the geological period of time in which man’s activities has had significant influence over the eco-systems of this World. Moments ago I was writing a piece on making better use of your camera, …

Volunteering – Making the most beneficial choices

Volunteering is supposed to be a selfless ‘giving’ activity, but the truth is there are many reasons why people decide to participate in such a programme. The ‘feel good’ factor of doing something worthwhile and rewarding is probably the most basic of these. Respect from peers/friends maybe a subconscious driving force for some, whilst still others are aware of the …