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Aurora? Eureka!

In late March Amani and I set off on an aurora hunting trip to Swedish Lapland. This was my 4th attempt at seeing the Aurora Borealis. Three previous adventures – once to northern Finland, once to Geysir in Iceland and once to Tromso and Longyearbyen in northern Norway, (all in the freezing winter months!) whilst …

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Jenny’s Wedding

My dear daughter Jenny was married in November 2011 to her fiancé David. It was a beautiful day and a beautiful wedding. I wish them many, many years of happiness together.

Malaika’s 4!

It’s hard to believe my littlest one is 4 years old already.

Mapping Hotels In Google Earth

One task that has always frustrated and even annoyed me at times is trying to work out the best hotels to stay in when you’re planning to visit somewhere new. The inline maps the hotel booking websites display leave a lot to be desired. I usually end up copying and pasting the hotel’s address into …

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Thanks John

Many thanks to John Kakoschke for sending these photos: Much appreciated. If any readers happen to have more old photos, please contact me. Read more […]

European Safari

Well I decided to give myself a bit of a treat for my birthday again this year, so in late October Malaika and I set off on a 3 week European Safari. We flew KLM to Vienna, arriving at 9 in the morning to find sunny skies but a temperature of 0! Caught the airport …

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