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“I am the sum total of everything that went before me, of all I have been seen done, of everything done-to-me. I am everyone everything whose being-in-the-world affected was affected by mine. I am anything that happens after I’m gone which would not have happened if I had not come.” ― Salman Rushdie Midnight’s Children […]

2016 was a quiet year for me, travel wise.  It started and ended in one of my favourite continents on earth, Africa.  Here is a selection of my favourite images shot last year and why I like them so much. A month in Ethiopia was an incredible way to round out 2016. 2017, by contrast, […]

As I sit in Newark airport, on my way home from my final trip of 2015 to the USA, Antarctica and Argentina, I am enjoying some snippets of real contact with wifi in over a month of travel.  In the course of my catch up, Facebook seems to have sent me my 2015 in review which […]

Everyone knows I have the dream job don’t I?  To many people I seem to be constantly on holiday and believe it or not, I hear that remark often. “Oh can you take me?” people said when I announced I was flying off to Leh to look for Snow Leopards.  “You are so lucky!” I […]

I love children.  Although I’ve never had my own, I’ve been fortunate enough to have four amazing step kids in my life, all of whom have brought me growth, maturity, insight and inspiration over the last decade that I’ve been instrumental in raising them. For a reason that pre-dates even my stepmother role, I’ve always gravitated […]

There is something I find very comforting and mesmerising about chanting monks.  From a recording or the distance they sound almost like a drone but up close, their prayers, chants and murmurs can reverberate through your body leaving you feel almost completely at peace. On our recent trip to Ladakh, we were very kindly invited […]