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One step closer I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move. ~Robert Louis Stevenson

Gallery: Trip Seven

UNITED KINGDOM | Sunday, 16 Aug 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: Trip five: The dreary spires of Ditcott

UNITED KINGDOM | Tuesday, 4 Aug 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: Trip Four: Strained Sinews

UNITED KINGDOM | Tuesday, 4 Aug 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Trip Six: The Long One

UNITED KINGDOM | Friday, 31 Jul 2009 | Views [654]

Trip Six:   The Long One Clifton Hampden – Reading The last trip of a languid ½ hour jaunt along the Thames was one of enjoyment and pleasure for the two adventurers.   The problem is that enjoyment and leisure do not equate too many miles ... Read more >

Tags: kayaking, reading, thames

Trip Five: The Dreary Spires of Didcott

UNITED KINGDOM | Saturday, 18 Jul 2009 | Views [701]

The Dreary Spires of Didcott. The beginning of this journey coughed spluttered and lurched into being.   The course of a true journey never runs smooth as is exhibited in an awkward piece of planning that resulted in – how shall I put this ... Read more >

Tags: canoeing, thames

Trip Four: Strained Sinews

UNITED KINGDOM | Saturday, 4 Jul 2009 | Views [439]

Fourth Trip Strained Sinews The beginning was not a display of logistics and time keeping. Have you ever noticed that time stands still longer for those who are stood still. Those racing to get to a point feel time slipping away through their finger like ... Read more >

Tags: canoeing, thames

Trip Three: Gaining the Thames

UNITED KINGDOM | Thursday, 2 Jul 2009 | Views [620]

Gaining the Thames: Only two months later than expected. Coombe Station to Wolvercote (North Oxford)   It was started where it finished, by the water meadows of the Cotswolds.   The sun benevolently beaming being down its warming rays.... Read more >

Tags: canoeing, river

Trip Two: A swan can break your arm don't you know!

UNITED KINGDOM | Thursday, 18 Jun 2009 | Views [615]

:A swan can break your arm don't you know! Finstock to Coombe Station   A day juxtaposed to the first’ sunny mien, with overcast skies and the threat of heavy rain to come.   The days ambitions where rolled back slightly and the sights ... Read more >

Trip One: Let there be water....and there was a bit.

UNITED KINGDOM | Saturday, 23 May 2009 | Views [562]

You can't argue with a river , it is going to flow. You can dam it up put it to useful purposes deflect it, but you can't argue with it. -Acheson, Dean Gooderham   Trip One: Shipton to Finstock. The masculine mind is never better ... Read more >

Tags: canoeing, rivers

Introduction - Riding the Isis

UNITED KINGDOM | Wednesday, 6 May 2009 | Views [434]

Riding the Isis   This is a simple tale a simple journey.   It is a tale of not of intrigue, spite and jealousy. I’m afraid it has none of the juicier parts of the human condition to titillate your bored and preoccupied sensibilities.   ... Read more >

Tags: canoeing, river


CAMBODIA | Friday, 30 Nov 2007 | Views [647] | Comments [1]

Thailand We walked across the bridge from Malaysia to be embraced in a big bear hug by the communual chaos of Thailand.  It would have been easy to walk past the slightly gentrified huts that pass for immigration here.  The Thais actually gave us the ... Read more >

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Gallery: Same same but different

THAILAND | Sunday, 25 Nov 2007 | Photo Gallery

Bottom to top of Thailand
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Gallery: Malaysia

MALAYSIA | Sunday, 18 Nov 2007 | Photo Gallery

In the Jungle
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THAILAND | Sunday, 18 Nov 2007 | Views [477]

We left Singapore and caught the train across the causeway and into Penninsula Malaysia.  Sliding away from the tall cleaming isle of skyscrapers and into the Malaysian countryside.  The train travels through a countryside dominated by Palm olive oil ... Read more >

Tags: The Great Outdoors

Singapore Sling

NEW ZEALAND | Monday, 12 Nov 2007 | Views [516]

Well I've made it to Singapore; that bastion of capatalsim in the heart of South East Asia.  The arrival as ever involved a delay.  To keep consistant in these matters no accomodation had been arranged.  The picture to be painted can be drawn thus.  ... Read more >

Tags: Food & eating

Gallery: Singapore

SINGAPORE | Monday, 12 Nov 2007 | Photo Gallery

Live from Lion Island
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Gallery: Leaving NZ

NEW ZEALAND | Saturday, 10 Nov 2007 | Photo Gallery

The final days of my time in NZ
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Leaving NZ

NEW ZEALAND | Saturday, 10 Nov 2007 | Views [556]

The road goes ever on and on, Down from the door where it began, Now far ahead the road has gone, and I must pursue it with weary feet, untill some larger way, where many paths and errands meet, whither then I cannot say. The road is life and I'm ... Read more >

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