Any visit to a vineyard or winery should focus on a LOT more than sniffing, slurping and buying a few bottles! I'm well known for my oft repeated phrase “it's not about the wine”, a phrase I borrowed and changed from the disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong …. “It's not about the bike”. In his autobiography … Continue reading Aesthetics ….. It’s not about the wine!
Mountaineering in Nepal, my longest chapter, and I've possibly fallen between three stools by adding more stories ... as some asked for, but retaining descriptions/content about the subject of the chapter. Again though, let me ask everyone stopping by here for help, do please comment, reblog, Facebook it, etc etc., all will be accepted, acknowledged, … Continue reading A Year in Nepal: Chapter 5 “I’m a Mountaineer Get Me Out of Here”
This is likely to be the final post in chapters released from our part written book, A Year In Nepal, in which we sought feedback to help us with the remaining chapters. Here's the fourth chapter, regarding Religion in Nepal: (You should start from previous chapters published so far here Our Book, A Year in … Continue reading A Year in Nepal: Chapter 4 There’s a One Eyed Yellow Idol ….
"A Year in Nepal" is a book I have been writing since the beginning of this year, 2019. I'd got to my 6th chapter and somehow ran out of steam, lots of ideas, content, adventures, but just couldn't continue or explain it! I let it sit there for two months, and despite encouragement from friends … Continue reading A Year in Nepal: Chapter 3 A Tale of Three Cities
Our holiday begins with an overnight in Folkestone and a short picnic on the pebble beach at Dungeness. Classic Victorian hotel on the sea front with France in clear sight. If you're wondering about the image above, one of these days I'll get the iPhone to take a proper selfie and not one of my … Continue reading How not to take a selfie!