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Mirissa – Southern Sri Lankan Stopover

Mirissa – Southern Sri Lankan Stopover

“Can’t we just take a tuk-tuk?” I asked. “But the bus is cheaper.” It was the same discussion every time we travelled. I wanted comfort speed and a just a little legroom. Linh, on the other hand – at 5’1”…

Sacré Cœur – poor service, fond memories.

Sacré Cœur – poor service, fond memories.

I spent two busy days in Paris, experiencing as many of the sights as possible. Forgetting, for a moment, that we could have extended that time from days to weeks and conceivably still not seen everything, it may come as…

Barber Shop Photos 24 – A winter’s Night in Berlin

Barber Shop Photos 24 – A winter’s Night in Berlin

This shot comes from an evening in Berlin. The weather was cool (around 2 degrees) and we had arrived in Berlin the day before after a week of snow. The snow had turned to ice and the mix of black…

Barber Shop Photos 23 – Karridale Cottage

Barber Shop Photos 23 – Karridale Cottage

Not all travel has to be far from home. One of the most rejuvenating short breaks I took last year was a weekend escape to Karridale Cottage and Hop Farm. I travelled to Karridale to help a mate out in…

Making a meal of Timor

Making a meal of Timor

We don’t often think much about the act of preparing for, and cooking a meal. Of course we’re more than happy to follow the menu of the glut of cooking shows that crowd the television schedule, and share our favourite…

The Barber vs The Burger

The Barber vs The Burger

Gastronomical adventuring has never been high on my list of travel motivations. In fact I have been known to become ever so slightly cynical when somebody carelessly mentions the latest season of ‘Master Chef’ or ‘Whatever cooking sellout plays prime-time this week’.…

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