Week 6 & 7 - Singing Transvestites January 1st 2010 After three weeks in this small, polluted Chinese city, I’m finally starting to settle in to Chinese life. When the smog lifts long enough, the views from the 31st floor are actually rather impressive. While people go about their daily lives below, the distant rolling hills that surround the city stand proud. I was hoping that living closer to heaven than most people would make for a quieter, mo ... read more
Asia » China » Liaoning » Benxi For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
Having spent several years travelling around the world, living in far reaching destinations and sampling differing cultures and lifestyles, I am now planning my next major travel adventure.
Starting on June 25th 2011 my wife and I will walk from Land's End at the south-western tip of England to John O'Groats, located at the north-eastern tip of Scotland. This is a 1200 mile walk and will take approximately three months to complete. This walk will be for charity and we will be raising money for the charity Association for International Cancer Research (AICR) (ht... full info