Our Blooming Beautiful Blue Marble – Flowers photo essay

Everybody enjoys flowers, the vibrant colours offer a feast for our eyes and fragrant bouquets that tantalise our noses. Images of flowers are equally appealing, though without smellovision., It’s about time this site brightened up, with a little floral colour. Even the most macho man secretly enjoys coming across an attractive urban garden or carpet of wild flowers in an …

Postcard from quirky Street Pianos; Britain Got Talent

Street performers are a familiar site for most travellers, they are part of the fixtures and fittings of most major cities. Street pianos encouraging members of the public to demonstrate their talent are a less familiar twist. London and Paris are two of Europe’s if not the world’s most iconic cities. The attractions of both destinations are well documented providing …

Adelaide; Bouncing around Kangaroo Market

Markets are usually a great place to spend a few hours and the bustling Central Market in Adelaide, South Australia is no exception. It has the usual appeal of other markets, fresh fruit, vegetables, meat, bread, cakes and sweet treats; baked or covered in chocolate. There is plenty of vibrant colour, ripe exotic fruits and vegetables or the rich, dark …

Postcards from Oman, Festival of Games

The Muscat Festival of Oman Culture provides some insight into the nomadic lives of the original tribes which roamed freely through the country. Pitching tents in the drifting sands of the deserts, keeping camels, goats and horses, practicing skills and cooking in the traditional manner. My favourite displays however were the ones which showed children at play, although they were …

Postcard from the Moroccan 3 Amigos, Essaouira

I met these three guys outside an orphanage in Essaouira where a fundraising auction was being held. Seeing some of the young children was really heartwarming and it was great seeing the community get behind the project, buying various pieces of art. These guys were sitting outside on arrival, their colourful costumes immediately attracted my eye but their smiles when …

Pick-Pocket Proof Pants™ – P^cubed ® Travel Pants

Innovative is probably not a word normally associated with a pair of trousers except maybe in the fashion world. The P^Cubed Travel Pants manufactured by Clothing Arts however certainly deserve this description with many features which will not be found on any other similar product. To prove it several are patented, another word not usually associated with pants! I have …