The best laid plans ... April 14th 2007 Fortunately, I didn't have exactly concrete plans this time around, contrary to last year's military-precision schedule for which I was mercilessly teased in some quarters, and in contravention of a recently-heard edict from a Very Serious Traveller: "Always travel with a Purpose". Rather I had "aspirations" as I outlined in my last blog, but some of them were, shall I say, mandatorily rearranged ... read more
Africa » Namibia South Africa occupied the German colony of South-West Africa during World War I and administered it as a mandate until after World War II, when it annexed the territory. In 1966 the Marxist South-West Africa People's Organization (SWAPO) guerrilla gr... ... read more
I decided in early 2006 that I'd had enough of the London rat-race and the career thing - at least, for the time being - and that I'd like to take some time out: "me time", as it were; time to do at least some of the things that I'd been thinking about doing over the last few years but hadn't been able to fit in around work and client demands.
So here I am: backpack to the ready (to be honest, it had never really been put away after my '93-'94 round-the-world trip), and a gazillion ideas about how to fill the next xx months..... (And, no, I've no idea when I'll go back to the "real" worl... full info