Tales of Terror and a trip to the hospital. December 27th 2011 October was a colourful month, it clung to the warmth of autumn with a ferocity that turned the leaves on the trees a golden brown before secretly relenting to the ever growing piles stowed away by the silent street sweepers.
Halloween and Guy Fawkes night brought me longing for the smoky smell of burning wood, the metallic tang of sulfurous sparklers and sticky sweetness of toffee apples and I ... read more
Asia » China » Zhejiang 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
'We shall not cease from exploration...' T.S Elliot.
Brit aboard, laowai, waigouren, wanderer, teacher, student. Keeping this blog, to keep friends and family updated on my escapades and adventures and because 'a traveler without observation is a bird without wings' (Moslih Eddin Saadi).... full info