The Green Hills of Mizoram

The state of Mizoram comprises of long, narrow ranges of densely wooded hills and valleys which run along the border with Myanmar. Its small population of a little over one … Continue Reading →


The Princely State of Tripura

Tripura is a small, landlocked state which lies between Assam and Bangladesh. Lacking the spectacular mountain terrain of the other North Eastern states, it is a verdant region of rice … Continue Reading →


Return to the Seven Sisters (North East India)

Here I am on an new, exciting trip with a new, neat little computer so why am I feeling so trepidatious about blogging my experiences? I don’t really regard myself … Continue Reading →


Summer Picture Gallery

Here is a Picture Gallery of some of our activities and excursions around the country. As the grandchildren get older and more numerous we are having to take full advantage … Continue Reading →


A Carnival of Resistance (President Trump’s visit to London)

Here is a gallery of pictures from President Trump’s visit to the UK last month. Since I am now a senior citizen and no longer have a job to be … Continue Reading →


A Good way to Avoid the Heatwave (Arctic Norway)

I can hardly believe it is really ten years since I ventured pole-wards with my good friend Chris to visit Tromso, which at 69.6 degrees is still the northernmost city … Continue Reading →


A Series of Unfortunate Crossings (Ireland & Northern Ireland)

Post in preparation. (a short trip to Dublin & the Antrim Coast and a few strange adventures along the way)


The Return of King Arthur to Tintagel

It would be difficult for most people to dispute the ghostly majesty of this statue of King Arthur, particularly when viewed against a backdrop of the dramatic weather for which … Continue Reading →


Spring Travels turn into Spring Travails

Late last year my fishpond began to leak and before too long it became apparent that some serious repairs were going to be needed. Ever since we took charge of … Continue Reading →


The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Peace Symposium

I’m a bit ashamed to admit that I wasn’t particularly prompt in getting online and booking a place at the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community UK National Peace Symposium as I had … Continue Reading →