Tale of Australia from an American Sailor

This is a poem written by an American Sailor in 1944 when he was serving in Australia with my Cousin, Bill Hunter. - This is about the Australians from the American sailors: -   Down below the South Pacific In the sunny Tropic Sea, There lies a country called Australia, which once was new to … Continue reading Tale of Australia from an American Sailor

Freedom Travel

Freedom Travel means no commitments, nothing to return to, no time restrictions and no worries.   I have travelled a lot over the past 5 years, but I've always had a purpose, a deadline, something that I must get back for or to or someone to go back to. This is the first time I've … Continue reading Freedom Travel

Snap of the week – 1

I want to start a new thing on the blog called snap of the week.   This won't be exclusively the only photos I post or discuss, but this will be my ultimate favourite from the week and I will explain why!   NUREMBERG, GERMANY - Documentation Centre from a distance This shot evokes a … Continue reading Snap of the week – 1

British Airways Lifts it’s game

British Airways has often left me feeling underwhelmed after a flight with them. The planes, service and entertainment felt as if they were stuck in the 70’s and I didn’t feel particularly comfortable. The best thing about their flights was the cabin at the back where they kept English snacks including galaxy chocolate and tiny … Continue reading British Airways Lifts it’s game

Counties I’ve visited

This is a list of the countries I've visited and how many times I've been there. My brother and I decided to do this for a bit of fun.   Here goes:   England x 6 Scotland x 4 Japan x 2 Germany x 5 France x 4 Switzerland Taiwan Canada USA x 4 India … Continue reading Counties I’ve visited

Notes from the Mother Land

God save the Queen!  I'm in England! the mother land!  Literally my mother land as my mum is from here hehe. Saw the Kings Speech yesterday. (http://www.kingsspeech.com/)  Phenomenal! So interesting and spectacularly executed! Very well done indeed. The film was made more interesting by the fact that I have first hand accounts of events around … Continue reading Notes from the Mother Land

2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here's a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow. Crunchy numbers A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 7,300 times in 2010. That's about 18 full 747s.   … Continue reading 2010 in review