STORIES: TRAVEL

The Blind Assassin

January 20th, 2019|

My neighbour was kind enough to drive me to #Heathrow terminal five. It rose out of the Hounslow ground like the architectural jewel of an emerging [...]

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It’s Behind You

December 9th, 2018|

I have an inherent fear of snakes. Even the most innocuous of grass snakes assumes the status of an anaconda in my imagination. As a child, [...]

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Cinque Terra

November 24th, 2018|

Weirdly, I quite like walking uphill. There is no denying that age, expanding girth and lack of fitness make this more of a challenge than for [...]

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Whats That App?

November 10th, 2018|

I like to think I am a woman in my prime. The evidence does not necessarily support this position. There are those that think I have [...]

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A Fugitive From Justice

October 22nd, 2018|

Being a fugitive from justice is a stressful experience. I know, because I experienced this. I experienced it briefly, just for a nano-second, in the REM [...]

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Too Blind To Tango

September 8th, 2018|

An old family friend left a message on my answer machine that went something along the lines of; " I've been to look at your old [...]

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The Only Way Is Essex

September 2nd, 2018|

Sometimes I feel like a dysfunctional travel correspondent. My tales always seem to involve the extraordinary. I've been abandoned on aeroplanes, been refused assistance at train [...]

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Caution: Zebra Crossing

August 21st, 2018|

There is something cringingly uncomfortable about making your mistakes in public: I have a long and distinguished experience of being the subject of public amusement. It's [...]

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