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Keith Austin: When the world is your lobster Stories from a former Travel Editor of the Sydney Morning Herald.


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On The Road Again..

Tuesday, 22 Sep 2009 | Views [927] | Comments [1]

"Davy's on the road again Wearin' different clothes again.." Who WAS that? Blue Oyster Cult? REO Speedwagon? Manfred Mann's Earthband? Whatever, as we say here in America; it pretty much describes where we are pretty succinctly - on the road ... Read more >

Tags: america, bus, death valley, grand canyon, greyhound, las vegas., road trip, usa

Eat Up At Robuchon

Monday, 20 Apr 2009 | Views [2017] | Comments [4]

We are all prisoners of our prejudices at times. We can try to combat them but . . . for instance, have you ever driven past one of those Classical revivalist McMansions and wondered what it looked like inside? How surprised would you be if it was ... Read more >

Tags: eat up, food, joel robuchon, la table, paris, pets, pigs trotters, popsi bubblehead, review, smoking

Be careful, Frodo

Saturday, 28 Mar 2009 | Views [888]

Having just finished watching the three Lord of the Rings movies again it’s a good time to mention that The Ring Bearers of Paris continue to ply their wares. Every time we go anywhere near The Louvre there will be two or three of these women – seemingly ... Read more >

Tags: louvre, musee dorsay, notre dame, paris, ring bearers

Dead In Venice

Saturday, 31 Jan 2009 | Views [2215] | Comments [2]

We are in our final days here now and our attention is turning towards the overnight rail trip we are taking to Paris on Sunday night. But a few thoughts first on Venetian mysteries: Where are all those many little old ladies in perms and fur coats ... Read more >

Tags: detachable penis, glass, italy, keith austin, lido, murano, popsi bubblehead, rick stein, rick steves, venice


Thursday, 15 Jan 2009 | Views [764] | Comments [3]

I will need a holiday after this. Ever since my other half, the fragrant Popsi Bubblehead, was awarded an Arts Council writing grant which included a studio apartment in the centre of Paris for six months (I know, poor me), everything has been leading ... Read more >

Tags: banks, euros, packing, popsi bubblehead, travellers cheques



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