Travellers’ Tales

From time to time, when I have been on a particularly interesting trip, I have written an account of it and shared it with lots of my email buddies. People seem to like them, so I am re-editing them and putting them here - possibly as an antidote to too much serious project management stuff!

March 30, 2020
Photo helicopter ride

In search of the hokey pokey

NEW ZEALAND, MAY 2010 This trip took place just a few months before the earthquake that destroyed much of Christchurch in February 2011. Wellington, New Zealand, […]
March 29, 2020
Photo lighthouse Southwold

Easterly odyssey

EAST ANGLIA, MAY 2007 Come to East Anglia; there’s no need to book, just turn up anywhere, find a Bed and Breakfast you like the look […]
October 30, 2019
Photo Hamburg town hall 2012

Ich Bin Ein Hamburger

MARCH 2012 Hamburg: Germany’s second largest city and full of what at first glance is not a stunning list of attractions.  The home of Nivea skin […]
October 17, 2019
Photo canyon bridge

What happened to Wednesday?

JUNE AND JULY 2014 There are various ways to get from Britain to Australia, and after five years on going over to see our daughter and […]
October 17, 2019
Photo Giant's Causeway

Ulster fry

SEPTEMBER 2017 Our trip to Northern Ireland began with a very steep hill, the car gasping up a one in four steel ramp on the Belfast […]