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Where's Jonny? Care to dine with me? You would think that 11 years of daily food tasting for a living might put me off?......au contraire! Chomp away with me across 6 continents. Seduced like a bloodhound to the scent of good food, I anticipate the misty waft of steaming broths, the satisfying crunch of mudbugs and the vibrant aroma of freshly pulverised lemongrass. Buon appetito


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A poem about New England

USA | Monday, 29 Oct 2007 | Views [1583] | Comments [1]

For months I swhirled around the world but needed time to mellow, Soothing tides and leafy drives with trees of golden yellow. ------------------------------------------ White towns of wood and pointed spire defined New Hampshires facia, Whilst ... Read more >

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My itch to Twitch

NEW ZEALAND | Tuesday, 24 Jul 2007 | Views [900]

Trying to shoot a partridge using a shotgun is tricky business - shooting an Albatross with a camera is even more challenging. I'm gaining a lot of satisfaction photographing wild birds - even though I don't get a tasty dinner at the end. Colourful ... Read more >

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being Indiana Jones

CAMBODIA | Wednesday, 18 Apr 2007 | Views [792]

Gripping tightly to the scooters metal rails we zipped through traffic towards the rickety, wooden bridge somewhere in the Cambodean jungle. Literally bouncing, my backside came clear of the seat on more than one occasion on the uneven dust-red tracks.... Read more >

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The day I became a traveller

THAILAND | Monday, 26 Mar 2007 | Views [1100] | Comments [3]

"Singha," our hilltribe guide very suddenly darted back from lead position to amongst the group.  The expression on his face revealed that something was wrong.  He pointed to something ahead.  It lay still, jet-black and half-coiled on the ... Read more >

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Northern Thailand - Chiang Mai

THAILAND | Friday, 23 Mar 2007 | Views [1006]

Everyone treks in Chiang Mai.  Activities such as white water rafting, elephant riding, cookery courses, quad biking and bog snorkelling are touted evrywhere(the last one is a lie actually) The city itself is polluted and quite touristy - Boots and ... Read more >

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"The Big 5"

SOUTH AFRICA | Friday, 16 Feb 2007 | Views [742]

"This is the Elland deer," piped the knowledgeable Kharki-clad tour guide across the jeep. "Yes, but what does it taste like?" I enquired in all sincerity. Glances across from the multinational passengers could only be described as ... Read more >

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In the footsteps of Romans

UNITED KINGDOM | Tuesday, 16 Jan 2007 | Views [797]

Only the second time I have been to the Great Wall.  I mean of course Hadrians wall in Northumberland.  Its a world heritage site and set amidst ruggedly beautiful hills and valleys. Although my trip officially begins in Cape Town, why not capture amazing ... Read more >

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