Category Archives: Travel

End of the road for Jeepneys

London has the red double-decker bus, New York the yellow taxi, and the Philippines has the Jeepney. The country’s most popular means of public transport zipping by adds a flash of vibrancy in the often frustrating, gridlocked streets of metropolitan … Continue reading

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Gratitude Challenge

I started a 31 day Gratitude Challenge inspired by Buddha Doodles. I’m only using photos taken with my Sony A-35. Click on the image to see it larger. I’m grateful for a wooden bowl of rocks I’m grateful for stumbling … Continue reading

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Atlas Obscura

Atlas Obscura is a fun web site featuring interesting places from around the globe. “There is something new under the sun, every day, all over the world. Around every corner is something that will surprise the hell out of you. … Continue reading

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Kevin Connolly’s guide to American culture

Interesting article from long time BBC correspondent Kevin Connolly “………there is, nevertheless, a deep-seated European instinct that says the United States might be all right if it would only tweak its attitude towards healthcare, or gun control or the death … Continue reading

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Giant Horse in Kent UK

Costing £2m, Mark Wallinger’s giant white horse is approximately 164ft (50m) tall – twice as big as its counterpart, the Angel of the North, which was designed by Antony Gormley and completed in 1998. According to Sandra Soder, the secretary of the … Continue reading

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