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Mount Fuji- Creative Commons photo credit

Travel wishlist *updated for 2015*

  Photo credit – Midorisyu – Creative Commons I’m not sure exactly when Japan started seeping into my consciousness, but suddenly it’s there. I’m trying to branch out a bit more from just travelling in South America (much as I love it). Japan intrigues me and is definitely somewhere I hope to visit; mountains, megacities and cherry blossom all sound…

A lesson in life and inspiration

My mum passed away nearly three weeks ago. It still feels strange to see those words on the screen. It was expected, but not as quickly as the end came. It doesn’t matter what the cause of her death was (a stage IV cancer), just the fact that she’s gone. But what’s important is the memories of her; those we…

Ben Lomond

Sea lochs and sunsets: a Scottish photoblog

I’ve visited the west coast of Scotland many times in the past ten years, and I never tire of the dramatic scenery. Loch Lomond is a great area to stay, but there are also many lovely villages along the sea lochs. Thanks to the Gulf stream there are hundreds of rhodedendrons blooming in May. The drive up through Crianlarich, across…

Happy New Year!

It’s a bright new year with lots of exciting things coming up. I can’t wait for the Olympics which are happening right here in the UK. We have tickets for the basketball but I’m more excited to go and watch the cycling road races, especially to see if Mark Cavendish can win a home gold! My travel plans for the…