Little Places – Saint Louis, Senegal

A few hours by bumpy transport from the Senegalese capital Dakar (320km), out on its own couple of islands, is the sleepy fishing town of Saint Louis. Interestingly Saint Louis was the capital of Senegal as a French colony from the 17th to late 19th century, and so yes, it certainly is a ‘colonial town’. …

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Three Spots on Sunday – in the Mountains

A new idea for a Sunday post – thematically linking three spots for various reasons. You’ll see as I do a few more of these what I mean! And today’s theme is ‘mountains’. And so I am writing about three mountain spots I went to in vastly different parts of the world, in fact in …

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A Tour Of The Australian Granite Belt

Hi all. Today we have a GUEST POST! Sarah Sackville from http://www.supboardguide.com who has written a piece about the 'Granite Belt' in Australia's Great Dividing range, which pierces through the eastern part of Australia from Queensland down to Victoria. Many thanks to Sarah for this great article! And for giving me a chance to take …

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Rob Lloyd on his tour to the UK and… Innes Versus Lloyd

Today I’m once again chatting to Rob Lloyd, friend of the blog who recently returned from touring the UK touring his show ‘Who, Me’ to various spots around England and its neighbours. Last night I got to see Rob’s latest show, a totally improvised show with his good friend David Innes. It was an absolute …

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