It has been a long and painful last few months in my life but finally a corner has been turned and life is almost back to normal. Strictly speaking that isn’t really true at all, it would be more accurate to say that life is beginning to settle into a new state of normal. Roughly […]Read More Getting better and getting excited
I’d never seen so many sick people in one place as when I went whale watching.There must have been 40 people on the boat. Of those I’d say that there were about 6 of us that weren’t throwing up all over the place.Seriously, it was bad. I got absolutely soaked through as I had to […]Read More Rock the boat, don’t rock the boat baby!
I’m in India, so it was bound to happen at some point; and indeed it has. They have arrived. Stomach cramps, diarrhoea the works. I’ve spent the last 48 hours in a strange state between lucidity and sleep. Each period punctuated by an urgent need to visit the smallest room. I think I’m over the […]Read More A certain inevitability
I suspect that you’ll be reading this expecting to hear what a staggeringly beautiful place Angkor is. About how the temples take your breath away and make you bask in their magnificence. I would dearly love to tell you that is the case, and I’ve love to be able to show you the images I […]Read More Angkor Wat
Melaka is a lovely place, and I wish that I could have done more there. We had arrived the previous evening and taken a walk. On the way we saw loads of museums, shops, cafes and some attractions such as a river tour which I was looking forward to taking the next day. Unfortunately, the next […]Read More Melaka and moving on
Last night we arrived in the beautiful town of Melaka. It is a really lovely place, with a continental feel. It reminds me of Macau, and I was therefore unsurprised to find out that it was at one stage a former Portuguese colony. I should be out and about exploring, but the fact is that […]Read More It is never simple
After my last entry, written from my hotel bed. I was feeling rather miserable knowing that I’d wasted an entire day of a trip that I’d been looking forward to for so long. I dosed myself up on medication and got my head down for some sleep. The alarm woke me a 6pm, giving me […]Read More Dragging myself out of my sickbed to watch Fulham FC
One of my favourite movie quotes of all time comes from the film Withnail & I; “I’ve come on holiday by mistake”. Until today, I never though that I’d be uttering that phrase regarding my own situation. As I wrote yesterday, I’m full of cold and am generally feeling like crap. what has changed since […]Read More Its all gone a little bit Withnail