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Trip: UK 2009

There are [6] stories from my trip: UK 2009


People who should really not be allowed on long-distance buses

UNITED KINGDOM | Sunday, 30 Aug 2009 | Views [702]

1) People who sit in an aisle seat and then pretend to be asleep so that they won't have to move over and share. (That's me.) 2) People who think that 8 hours on a bus is a really good time to make all their social calls and talk for the whole time. ... Read more >


How not to leave Edinburgh

UNITED KINGDOM | Sunday, 30 Aug 2009 | Views [670]

Two different ways of making travel arrangements: The sensible way. This involves planning things in advance, getting cheap deals by booking ahead, spending your time knowing exactly when you're going to leave and mentally preparing yourself, seeing ... Read more >


Homeless, hungover and socially retarded in Edinburgh

UNITED KINGDOM | Monday, 24 Aug 2009 | Views [761]

I'm a bum, again. After a week of bike shop bludging, Peter texts me this morning to say that he and three friends will be staying tonight and that Doug and I will have to leave. Doug is out of the city delivering a bicycle (unnecessarily, it seems) ... Read more >


Edinburgh exercises in homelessness

UNITED KINGDOM | Wednesday, 19 Aug 2009 | Views [790]

I'm a bum. The definition of a bum is someone who wanders around the city looking for opportune places to sleep. Alex left for a football match in Croatia this morning, shortening my sleep by a good few hours. I hauled my ass down to the street corner ... Read more >


Liverpool, not Nice

UNITED KINGDOM | Wednesday, 12 Aug 2009 | Views [615]

My plane to Nice leaves in about 30 minutes. I'm currently in the centre of Liverpool sitting in a courtyard watching a troupe of tinfoil-sworded middle-aged women perform something vaguely medieval. Probably medieval in the way that Monty Python does ... Read more >


Kuala Lumpur to London: An exercise in stupid

UNITED KINGDOM | Monday, 6 Jul 2009 | Views [749]

KUALA LUMPUR TO SINGAPORE I didn't want to leave Kuala Lumpur. I was quite comfortable there. I had almost figured out how Malaysia worked, having spent six weeks there in total. I liked the funny accents. I liked the cheap Indian breakfasts. I liked ... Read more >